700 Reasons: Reason #65

Reason: 65
High level plurilinguals as a group do better than corresponding monolinguals on tests measuring aspects of intelligence, creativity, divergent thinking, cognitive flexibility etc.
Skutnabb-Kangas, T. (2002) Why should linguistic diversity be maintained and supported in Europe? Some arguments (Strasbourg: Council of Europe)
Related Keywords:
Academic skills, Creativity, Critical thinking, Learning, Multilingualism