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Writing By Hand Minimizes Distraction

Things that are written down are always readily accessible whenever you need them even when you're in the midst of distraction and it won't encourage you to get distracted even further.

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Creative Organizing and Mental Processing

Creative Organizing and Mental Processing

When we write things down we are given more creative freedom to do what we want to do and write what we want to write.

You have the chance to organize things that goes beyond the line-by-line offered by most note-taking and to-do list apps.

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Writing By Hand  Boosts Your Memory Through Encoding

Writing By Hand Boosts Your Memory Through Encoding

Writing something down manually (by hand) improves our ability to recall information through the process of encoding.

Our brain uses more processing systems when we write by hand than when we type because we're physically coordinating our brain and hands. Ultimately, we're forced to organi...

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Writing By Hand Forces You to Think and Filter

When writing we are limited both in physical space (pages of a notebook) and physical ability (we can't write without getting tired).

Thus with these limitations, we are forced to decide what's more important. We pay more attention to what we write a little more carefully, snip out the le...

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Writing By Hand Creates a Visual Reminder

We're not denying the fact that to-do list apps and note-taking apps are handy, but once we turn off our screens and put them away, we tend to forget about them.

Like what they say "out of sight, out of mind."

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