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Saturday, February 22, 2014

Writing can strengthen our memories

Researchers revealed that writing on paper could actually strengthen the memory and the ability to understand the concept. The study was conducted by by two psychological scientists, Pam Mueller of Princeton and Daniel Oppenheimer, a team of researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles.

According to them, noting with pen and paper, further enhancing the quality of teaching compared to using a laptop. Another conclusion states that writing is a better strategy to keep the idea in a long time, writing can reinforce learning that can not be equaled by typing, as quoted from Medical Daily.

Tests carried out by testing the students write notes in two series of experiments. Two groups of students were asked to listen to lectures from the same faculty. The study shows that students who use laptops "poor" about the idea. Students who use laptops tend to be more likely to make a record, but more in the verbatim form aka "transcript without a brain".

Meanwhile, students who write by hand much better in quality learning. Research shows that writing is a better strategy for storing and precipitate the idea in a long time compared to typing. Intech published similar studies found that writing by hand provides the opportunity for the brain to receive feedback. Come on let's start back to writing on paper to train the brain works. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | MEDICAL DAILY]
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