IN­CREASED CREATIV­ITY

The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - Body and Soul - - WELLBEING -

“Hand­writ­ing re­in­forces your cog­ni­tive abil­ity and pro­motes flu­id­ity of thought, lead­ing to in­creased speed, in­creased creativ­ity and, even­tu­ally, a boost in knowl­edge,” Peebles says, and he’s not wrong; one study by the Univer­sity of Wash­ing­ton which looked at pri­mary school kids in years one to five found that those who wrote text by hand not only pro­duced more words than they did on a key­board, but ex­pressed more ideas than those who didn’t.

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