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Benefits of a Bilingual Brain

Are you aware of the benefits of a bilingual brain?

Dual language education programs provide powerful opportunities to strengthen children’s cognitive potential. Literacy development in two languages and exposure to cultural experiences impact key areas.

Research shows that bilingual people have improved their:

  • mental health,
  • academic performance, and
  • preparation for the future.

It also shows that people who speak multiple languages are more developed in certain areas of the brain.

Download the full version of this infographic in English, Spanish, or Mandarin to learn more about the benefits of a bilingual brain.

If you need support implementing a dual language program at your school or district, contact us or find out more about partnering with Participate Learning.

Originally published on May 20, 2017.

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