Bilingual children understand more about human nature: study

My nephew (in the center) needs to learn a second language. He certainly understands some Spanish, but at 5, he's at the right age to really inhale more of it!
My nephew (in the center) needs to learn a second language. He certainly understands some Spanish, but at 5, he’s at the right age to really inhale more of it!

Learning a second language could do more than help a child travel internationally: It could completely change the way they look at life-according to a new study from Concordia University in Montreal.

As psychology Professor Krista Byers-Heinlein and undergraduate student/co-author Bianca Garcia explain, most young children believe human and animal characteristics are innate, and that traits such as native language and clothing preference are intrinsic, not acquired.

Read more here via Raw Story.

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