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Advantages of a Second Language

Lecture no. 13 from the course: Scientific Secrets for Raising Kids Who Thrive

Advantages of a Second Language

Taught by Professor Peter M. Vishton | 33 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Professional Development Courses

Studies have shown that children who learn a second language enjoy cognitive benefits like improved memory, creativity, and flexible problem-solving abilities. Should a child learn one language thoroughly before moving on to another? What ages and methods are best for introducing a second language? Discover the exciting research being done in this area.


June 2, 2017