How learning a new language improves tolerance

How learning a new language improves tolerance

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 7, Episode 98 , Segment 1

Language and Tolerance, Ask For Help, Mental Health Foods

Episode: Language and Tolerance, Ask For Help, Mental Health Foods

  • Apr 24, 2018 4:00 pm
  • 48:29 mins

Amy Thompson, Ph.D.,  is the Associate Professor of Linguistics at the University of South Florida. Less than 1% of American adults today are proficient in a foreign language that they studied in a U.S. classroom. With that in mind, Professor Amy Thompson sees that there are benefits that make learning a second language worthwhile when it comes to improving tolerance.