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Students who write longhand notes remember more and have a deeper understanding of the material than those who take notes from laptop.
It is widely held that taking notes on laptop computers in the classroom can improve students' academic performance. This is due to the fact that one's typing speed is significantly faster than one's writing speed. As a result, while taking notes on a laptop, one can type more information than they can write. However, according to new research by Pam Mueller and Daniel Oppenheimer, this is not the case. According to the study, students who take handwritten notes use different types of cognitive processing than students who take notes on a laptop. This influences their learning. Writing takes longer than typing. As a result, students are unable to write down every word in a lecture. Instead, they listen, dige