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
After age 7 our ability to learn a new language decreases. (0:44)
Engaging several parts of your brain at once during memorization increases your ability to recall that information. (2:29)
Those who have learned more than one language fluently have more advance memory, mental flexibility, and cognitive creativity. (3:23)