Here`s College 101 for students looking to ace their finals: Leave those fancy-shmancy Mac Books at the dorm.
When it comes to taking notes during those interminably long lectures, studies say it`s better to write than type. Researchers graded hundreds of students at Princeton and UCLA. Everyone scored the same on the factual questions but they found students who hand wrote their notes scored higher on the conceptual questions.
Ya know, the questions that actually make you think!
According to the Psychological Science Journal, when we "write," a unique neural circuit is automatically activated!
Meaning, we can translate what we hear into our own words,
In other words: when you write you're learning something.
But, if you stick to your keyboard, It`s like putting a big ol` block on your brain!
So, If you want an “A,” the hand-writing is on the wall!