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To help your memory, try learning a language

Written by Diane Archer

The jury’s still out, but researchers at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Northwestern University in Illinois believe that older adults who study a language have a good chance of improving their memory.

In short, the researchers claim that the range of mental exercises involved in learning a language, including inductive reasoning and ability to distinguish among sounds, are all helpful to people who are aging.

To read more from The New York Times, click here.

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