We all know thatdistractions are the enemy of productivity, especially when trying to keep our heads down and study. Many of us enjoy thefeelingof pen on paper when studying but does it have any advantages to learning? As it turns out, paper doesn’t only just feel good, research shows writing by hand in some ways are superior when it comes to learning, creativity and productivity.
It is suggested that students who handwritetheirnotesseem to think more intensely about the material as theywriteit due to increased focus. So, not only are we able to diminish pesky distractions by switching to hand writtennotesbut also increase our focus on the information we’re supposed to betakingin. “Creativity allows people to be affective” — Bill Gates
No matter what subject, creativity and inspiration will certainly fuel your learning (and even enjoyment!) while studying.
Writing by hand actually influences your cognitive processes in a way that slows…
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