Moleskine over Macbook FTW

Why students using laptops learn less in class even when they really are taking notes

“Writing by hand activates the brain in ways that typing doesn’t to improve learning.”

Always thought this was true; nice to have some evidence to back it up. Even better: it’s an argument for banning the laptops in class! But then that assumes that student longhand is good enough to keep up…

UPDATE: If you like the idea, here’s a set of Moleskine notebooks at Amazon.