Further proof that writing—not typing—is best for the brain

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New research conducted by National Pen shows that the keyboard simply can’t compete with the humble pen when it comes to benefiting the brain. Handwriting functions as both meditation and a workout for the brain.

 

Angela Webb, chair of the National Handwriting Association, said: “Handwriting also supports the development of cognitive skills such as reading, spelling and the securing of maths concepts. The physical connectivity with the pen seems to impact the brain in a way that using a keyboard does not.”

 

National Pen has created a fascinating infographic that illustrates the research proving that writing really is beneficial for our brains:

For the full infographic visit: www.nationalpen.co.uk

 

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