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5 reasons why hand writing notes while studying improves your learning

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1. Increase your focus

Research suggests that students who hand write their notes seem to think more intensely about the material as they write it due to increased focus .

So, not only ar...

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2. Understand and process more information

One thing is being able to concentrate more but research also suggests that we can take this one step further and actually increase our capacity to understand and process information on a deeper level.

One study looking at students learning Algebra found that those taking handwritten notes...

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3. Improve your memory

If we don’t remember the insight, did we even learn anything at all?

Sometimes studying can feel like a memory game more than anything else. So why not give ourselves the best chance at remembering what we need to for that final paper or exam? We found tons of research pointing to an

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4. …and Embrace the doodle!

Alongside the above research, there’s also a lot to be said for being able to doodle when note taking and in periods of studying. One study found that those who doodle remember 29% more of ...

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5. Boost your creativity and inspiration

“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 you down — in a good wa...

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“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 you down — in a good wa...

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