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The benefits of a bilingual brain - Mia Nacamulli

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It’s obvious that knowing more than one language can make certain things easier — like traveling or watching movies without subtitles. But are there other advantages to having a bilingual (or multilingual) brain? Mia Nacamulli details the three types of bilingual brains and shows how knowing more than one language keeps your brain healthy, complex and actively engaged.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Mia Nacamulli
  • Director Biljana Labović
  • Animator Lisa LaBracio
  • Script Editor Alex Gendler
  • Narrator Pen-Pen Chen

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