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Why does learning languages help with averting dementia? [closed]

I heard that several studies (e.g. 1, 2) point out that learning several languages help with averting dementia and Alzheimer's disease, especially when the languages are learned at a young age and ...
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Does learning a second language happen in the same part of the brain as learning a first language?

Does learning a second language happen in the same part of the brain as learning a first language? A lot of things are actually different. For example, vocabulary works different, because in an L2 you ...