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Archive for June, 2014

Get out of Google

As of 30 May 2014, you can ask Google (the linked form is in Swedish) to get information about your person taken out of their search Engine; They will then decide if the material published is irrelevant or superfluous in relation to publishing the information. This opportunity follows a Spanish court case, according to Dagens Nyheter.

Bilingualism slows brain ageing

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Research published in Annals of Neurology and mentioned by both Dagens Nyheter and the Independent shows that speaking two languages slows the ageing of the brain.

Some of the tested people had learnt their second language in adulthood showing that even if you learn a second language as an adult, there may be an effect on the brain’s ageing process.