This is interesting, esp. as schools are cutting down recess/playtime & phys ed, and the nutritional value of the food kids eat in schools is completely inadequate. Brains can't work well if the rest of the body isn't being taken care of.
Infographic: Language and Your Brain. The left hemisphere of the brain houses the centers that deal with language comprehension and speech production. There are many benefits related to learning a second language.
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