This infographic touts the mental benefits to writing physically by hand on a blank sheet of paper versus especially typing by contrast. Writing by hand actually apparently engages the brain in ways that motor memory repetitive keystrokes do not. There was a rather dismayed undertone especially regarding this point, that writing on paper by hand is being greatly overshadowed by the digital revolution, there was the statistic given that one in three wrote only two long form letters per year. But then of course, there was an enumeration of the benefits of literacy especially early literacy, from nonlinear thinking to creative problem solving. Then it wrapped up with a more general kind of “what your pen shape says about listicle and useful suggestions for notetaking and color coordinating ink for extra organizational oompf! at the office.

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