How Writing By Hand Boosts Our Learning Abilities

How Writing By Hand Boosts Our Learning Abilities
technology

Why it may be a good idea to revive the forgotten art of handwriting.

Naresh Kumar
  • 14 october 2010

Recent research suggests that writing by hand helps to improve our cognitive abilities and keep our minds sharp. Besides the obvious benefit of aiding motor-skill development in kids, several studies have come out that show how the oft-forgotten art of handwriting improves our thought process and learning ability. The reason for it, as researchers say, is that writing out the letters and alphabets by hand engages our brain and makes it work a little harder than when simply typing them out on a computer, thus keeping our minds sharp.

Access this article for free
Fill in your email below and you'll gain access to this article while also receiving a number of membership features as part of a special 30-day trial.
*Already a member? Log in here

Learn About Our Membership Services

Need Research Help?
As a member you can ask us any research questions and get complimentary research assistance with a 4-day turnaround. Reports inclde stats, quotes, and best-inclass examples on research topics.
Remain Informed & Strategic
We publish several trends reports each month. By becoming a member you will have access to over 100 existing reports, plus a growing catalog of deep topical analysis and debrief-style reports so you always remain in the know.
See Trends Come To Life
Meet your peers and immerse yourself in monthly trend and innovation webinars and discounted conferences.
No search results found.