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Writing things out with good old-fashioned pen and paper has psychological benefits for children that help them develop their brains, a new study has found.
"Emerging research shows that handwriting increases brain activity, hones fine motor skills, and can predict a child's academic success in ways that keyboarding can't," according to a Tribune article reporting findings from a new study.
Among some of those findings:
Between this study and that report claiming machines are making us fat, we're starting to think old-fashioned, Amish-style living has something to it. Hello, bonnets!