10 Proven Benefits of Learning a Second Language

4. One of the benefits of learning a second language is that it improves attention and concentration

Another important benefit of being bilingual is our ability to pay attention and concentrate. It’s been proven that people who speak two languages have an easier time inhibiting the irrelevant information that we receive, compared to monolinguals.1✅ JOURNAL REFERENCE
DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2009.08.001

So how does it work? Knowing how to capture relevant information and omit what is irrelevant is an important part of attention and concentration.

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