Language Learning May Boost Your Brain

Dr. Thomas Bak was born in Poland
to a Polish father and a German mother.
He grew up speaking only Polish, though,
because his parents feared that exposure to
two languages might cause confusion and
hinder his development. Today he lives in
Scotland and speaks English, Polish... Read more


The world is full of people who discover things — big things, little things, mysterious things. While the rest of us eat breakfast or go to class or IM, scientists do science.

Teams of people may work for months or years to advance a piece of knowledge; they depend on the people who came before; they help the people who come later.

What A Year! highlights a breakthrough each month and gives some information about the people behind it. You can learn what's going on in your scientific back yard, and to dig a lot deeper if you want.

Have a great year!

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