The Bilingual Advantage
Is Being Bilingual Good For Your Brain?
By Mariela Rosario | 06/01/2011 - 17:00

Ellen Bialystok, a cognitive neuroscientist, has studied the effects of bilingualism on the brain for over 40 years. Among her impressive findings include the fact that bilingual children are able to understand more complex language problems than those that only spoke on language, that being bilingual can help delay the symptom's of Alzheimer's disease and makes you better at multi-tasking.


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Celebrities, En Español?
By Yuliana Gomez | 01/13/2011 - 14:15

Even though they were born and raised in the States, these Latino celebrities aren’t afraid to let loose in the mother tongue. It may not be perfect, but they all get A’s for effort.


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The Royal Spanish Academy Has The Last Word
The Royal Spanish Academy Has The Last Word
By Johanna Ferreira | 12/15/2010 - 17:00

In late November, the Royal Spanish Academy (more appropriately, La Real Academia Española or RAE) set some new rules regarding our beautiful native language. The RAE is the official royal institution responsible for regulating the Spanish language. It was established in 1713 and is based in Madrid, Spain, though it is affiliated with national language academies in twenty-one other Spanish-speaking nations, including the U.S.


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Watch: Jessica Alba, Danny Trejo & Robert Rodriguez Stick to English on 'Despierta America'
By Mariela Rosario | 08/24/2010 - 15:15

Jessica Alba, Danny Trejo and Robert Rodriguez paid a visit to Despierta America to talk up their new film Machete, hitting theaters Sept. 3rd. And watching the interview we realized that, surprisingly enough, not one of the Latino stars speaks Spanish fluently.


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EXCLUSIVE: Selena Gomez: "I Really Need to Learn Spanish"
EXCLUSIVE: Selena Gomez: "I Really Need to Learn Spanish"
By Lee Hernandez | 08/20/2010 - 11:00

It’s only August, but Wizards of Waverly Place star Selena Gomez already knows what she wants for Christmas.
 


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