There has been extensive discussion with regard to whether bilingualism helps ward off dementia. However, there is still debate over bilingualism's effects. Researchers have determined that bilinguals have a greater advantage in delaying dementia than monolinguals. Researchers have used cognitive reserve to explain their views. However, recently, some researchers have arrived at a different conclusion, stating that bilinguals have no advantage compared with monolinguals in delaying dementia. In this review, we summarize a review of studies on bilingualism and dementia, supporting the viewpoint that bilinguals have an advantage in delaying dementia compared with monolinguals.
|Title of host publication||Improving the Quality of Life for Dementia Patients through Progressive Detection, Treatment, and Care|
|Number of pages||16|
|ISBN (Print)||1522509259, 9781522509257|
|Publication status||Published - Oct 11 2016|
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