- Publish Date
- Friday, 15 April 2016, 1:16PM
There are proven benefits to writing by hand instead of keyboarding …
✓ It Activates the Brain – A 2012 study shows that writing letters by hand activates a circuit of neurons in the brain associated with reading.
✓ It Improves Spelling – Admit it, your ability to spell has been steadily decreasing ever since spell-checkers came into existence.
✓ It Helps You Remember – A 2014 study has found that writing longhand better helps you learn new information.
✓ It Helps You Think Faster – Students writing by hand have been found to write more, and more quickly, than those who type on a keyboard.