Monday, March 16, 2015

Setting pen to paper

Place your laptop to one side and start taking notes and other writing by hand with pen and paper.  Recent research appears to show that students who take notes by hand comprehend and retain course material better than those who use a laptop for note taking. 

There are other benefits to writing by hand:
1.  It has a calming effect.
2.  It coordinates the left brain and the right brain.
3.  It boosts cognitive skills.
4.  It inspires creativity.
5.  It sharpens aging minds.
6.  It improves memory.
7.  It uses more of your brain.

Check the linked posts for more information.

Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat

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