The Surprising Link Between Language Learning and Singing for Brain Health

Did you know learning a new language is reported to exercise the left hemisphere, while singing strengthens the right? Both these activities rely on reading, for song lyrics and for studying the language in its written form. Such reading activates both sides at once and works to boost the overall brain performance. While it’s been determined that hemispheric dominance varies with activities and from person to person, more research is required to fully understand our most complex organ. For more brain-boosting exercises, please see the below infographic.

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