Is Writing Notes by Hand Better Than Typing?

“If you need to remember something, write it. Writing notes by hand is much better for long-term memory of ideas, or conceptual information.” “Here is what the research showed. Students who type notes on a keyboard often transcribe, or write down what the professor says word-for-word. They may write without really thinking about what they are writing. These electronic notes contained more words. But scientists say it leads to “mindless transcription. “Transcription means to record something exactly as you hear it. […]