Should You Ditch Laptop Note-Taking?

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A psychologist says that we remember more when we handwrite because the brain has time to absorb the meaning. Business professionals and students are increasingly using laptops to take notes in meetings and classes, because it’s faster and because everyone is accustomed to typing. Some studies in the past showed that in the context of… Read more »

The Problem with Reading and Writing in Snippets

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“Constantly processing snippets of text and video might be changing our ability to think deeply,” Maryanne Wolf, an expert in language processing, says. As people spend more time writing in snippets – Facebook posts, text messages, and clipped email — Wolf … “My major worry is that, confronted with a digital glut of immediate information that… Read more »