Learning New Languages

Learning a new language becomes more difficult as we age, but this study also suggests that people who use expressive hand gestures while talking may learn other languages better.

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Key Facts In This Video

  1. After age 7 our ability to learn a new language decreases. 00:44

  2. Engaging several parts of your brain at once during memorization increases your ability to recall that information. 02:29

  3. Those who have learned more than one language fluently have more advance memory, mental flexibility, and cognitive creativity. 03:23

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