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Significance Recent epidemiological studies report that lifelong bilingualism may delay dementia onset. However, the underlying… Expand This paper reviews research examining the effect of bilingualism on children's cognitive development, and in particular… Expand Lifelong bilingualism is associated with the delayed diagnosis of dementia, suggesting bilingual experience is relevant to brain… Expand Infants growing up in bilingual environments succeed at learning two languages. What adaptive processes enable them to master the… Expand Recent behavioral data have shown that lifelong bilingualism can maintain youthful cognitive control abilities in aging. Here, we… Expand Abstract Sociolinguists have long recognized that language is a social construct, and have found elusive any firm definition of… Expand Previous studies have demonstrated a bilingual advantage in the efficiency of executive attention. A question remains, however… Expand Bilingualism is commonly assumed to improve creativity but the mechanisms underlying creative acts, and the way these mechanisms… Expand Objectives: There is strong epidemiologic evidence to suggest that older adults who maintain an active lifestyle in terms of… Expand This study examined the effect of lifelong bilingualism on maintaining cognitive functioning and delaying the onset of symptoms… Expand