According to a number of studies presented in an article by Huffington Post titled ”How Handwriting Sharpens Your Mind”, writing by hand has several benefits.
One of them is the discovery of a distinct neural pathway that is only activated when we physically draw out our letters. And this pathway leads the way toward overall success in learning and memory.
Another study, of pre-literate children, showed that handwriting turns us into stronger readers since forming letters by hand activates the brain’s reading circuit. And then there’s the deeply meditative quality of handwriting, helping you slow down, focus and making sure what you write will stick for good.
Data from a recent Multicopy study shows that people are printing more while working from an office than from home. At the same time, a printer seems to make people more productive – which might encourage us to find new ways to integrate the printer more at home as well. We have looked at some ways to get creative with your at-home printer.
It’s no surprise that the pandemic has led to insights on how we want to live our lives. This also goes for working behavior and preferences. The trend is clear: working fulltime 5 days a week in an office belongs to the past.
Paper has played an important role for humans for centuries. Even though our world becomes more and more digitalized, paper still has plenty of functions in our everyday lives. Holding on to the analogue world also makes it easier to slow things down a step and get some screen rest. In a way, paper helps us link to the physical world – and connect with the ones we hold close. Let’s look at how!