Bilingualism may delay the onset of Dementia
Research led by Dr. Ellen Bialystok has provided evidence that being bilingual protects the brain from dementia. The old adage "Use it or lose it" has once again been shown relevant to the health of the mind.
Learning Esperanto is one of the easiest routes to becoming bilingual, since Esperanto was carefully planned to be easy to learn and is generally considered to be four times easier to learn than any national language. Find out more.
This exciting research has been widely reported:
Dr. Bialystok's page at York University contains a link to a sample of her technical research papers.