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Why are bilinguals 'smarter'?

Because they exercise their brains more - at least according to a recent New York Times article:
It forces the brain to resolve internal conflict, giving the mind a workout that strengthens its cognitive muscles. Full article
Incidentally, in British English 'smarter' usually refers to personal appearance rather than intelligence.

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