Yet another study has found that taking notes by hand is more effective for learning than taking notes on your laptop.
It’s not new “news” (you can read about previous research that found the same result at The Best Resources On Effective Note-Taking Strategies – Help Me Find More), but it still is intriguing.
I’ve found two pretty good articles about the research.
One is from The Wall Street Journal and is headlined Can Handwriting Make You Smarter? Here’s an excerpt:
Attention Students: Put Your Laptops Away is another good piece at NPR.