Here’s a great website that features the latest in neuroscience and learning research from the University of Washington. The materials are presented in interesting ways suitable for younger students, but the content is solid information useful for people of all backgrounds. The website is great for those interested in careers in science, medicine, teaching, and related fields. Click here for details.
In the news section, the site features a report detailing how bilingualism may delay the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers postulate those who speak two languages may exercise the brain and strengthen it, delaying the onset of the condition by 5 years in comparison with monolingual people in the study.