Wendy Bounds offers a compelling case for the value of handwriting in our present day culture. Backed by scientific research from Indiana University, brain scans of school children show increased brain activity after they practice writing by hand, actually forming the letters! Technology is supportive as children can use apps on their smart phones and tablets to form their letters with a finger or a stylus. And for the baby boomers who want to keep their memories sharp as they age, handwriting boosts cognitive skills.
Read Wendy Bounds’ articles, view video & listen to the podcast at How Handwriting Boosts the Brain – WSJ.com