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On March 17th, 2012, the New York Times published an article arguing that being bilingual makes your smarter. The article claimed speaking more than one language can have a profound effect on the brain, improving cognitive skills not related to language and helping prevent dementia later in life. The article quickly became one of the most tweeted, most read articles that month. Check out “Why Bilinguals Are Smarter” by YUDHIJIT BHATTACHARJEE; Published: March 17, 2012 in The New York Times. READ FULL ARTICLE >