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What’s Lost as Handwriting Fades

Read the article by Maria Konnikova on The New York Times website.

Although the Common Core State Standards have decreased the emphasis on handwriting, this article discusses compelling research that shows why this skill is essential.

Psychologists and neuroscientists are finding that the benefits of handwriting run deeper than what was once understood. From stimulating brain activity to improving memory, the far-reaching effects of this skill are bringing about a renewed interest in the importance of handwriting.

View the full article on The New York Times website for information from researchers at Princeton, UCLA, Collège de France, Indiana University, and University of Washington.

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