Can writing by hand affect your memory?

Handwriting could stimulate memory
Handwriting could stimulate memory

DETROIT – New research could have you putting down the keyboard and reaching for a pen and paper instead.

While handwriting has become a lost art for many, you may want to give it another go!

Technology has changed the way people record information with newer and more convenient ways to take notes, but a new medical study suggests it’s not a better way to learn.

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