Six Colors
Six Colors

by Jason Snell & Dan Moren

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Is the pen still mightier than the keyboard?

Researchers tried to discover if taking notes on a keyboard was as effective in committing the information to memory as writing (and doodling) on paper:

While the research is not conclusive, several researchers contend that writing by hand stimulates special neural circuits, leading to stronger reading ability, new idea generation and retention of information.

I do wonder what they would’ve found if someone was taking notes on an iPad (without a keyboard). I found some pretty dramatic differences in my writing when I slowed down and typed on my iPad.


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