Learning languages is more than just the ability to communicate with people who don’t know your mother tongue.
The most important thing to keep in mind is that learning a second language improves cortical thickness. As a result, we have better memory and sharper thinking.
Higher language skills are linked to growth in the hippocampus and areas of the cerebral cortex – associated with memory, thought and action.
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