Is handwriting better than typewriting for learning? A study by Professor Audrey van der Meer at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, and published in Frontiers in Psychology, has tackled this debate and found evidence that you're better off with a pen in your hand.
"We show that when writing by hand, brain connectivity patterns are far more elaborate than when typewriting on a keyboard," says Prof van der Meer. "Such widespread brain connectivity is known to be crucial for memory formation and for encoding new information and, therefore, is beneficial for learning."
Rosie Barnes from the YouTube channel Engineering With Rosie drops by to share her knowledge on all things clean energy and community building.
While not quite as fast as a Nic Cage movie, the new electric vehicle battery technology from Enovix is still damn quick.
Online learning needs to be about relationships, not just info dumping, or it is destined to fail to support the messy, real world needs of students.
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Researchers from the University of Chicago Illinois have created an "artificial leaf" system capable of capturing 100 times more carbon than other tech.
Recycled aluminium and water bottles + vegan leather: all materials going into Lenovo's upcoming eco-friendly ThinkPad Z and Yoga 6 laptops.
Last year, Samsung gave us all another reason to not lose our TV remotes under the couch: a solar-powered battery. Now, an upgraded version can recharge its
A deep sea mapping expedition has found amazing new geological formations near Christmas Island that will reveal new scientific treasures.
Researchers look back on the seminal marketing website and check the active links – and debate how to improve digital archives in future.
Collected from across a wide range of YouTube sources, here's a playlist of 194 Georges Méliès classics in chronological order.
Billionaires posturing over commercial spaceflight is the ultimate cockfight, but with Virgin below 100km up everyone gets to say 'First!'
New research shows elite free divers incredible control puts them in the same oxygen management league as dolphins, seals and whales.
Now nine flights deep into its extended mission, Ingenuity keeps pushing its limits – and keeps proving it has what it takes.
The company is investing $400M into sustainability projects, including turning recycled PET plastics into LEGO. And research is going well.
It's 100 million years older than any insect we've seen before, all thanks to a scan on some fossilised Triassic era dinosaur droppings.
Using advanced ptychography, Cornell University researchers have captured a picoscale image 3x better than the best electron microscopy.
It isn't "good for us", it won't fix itself, and weather isn't climate. We bust the big myths wheeled out again and again by deniers.
The big report has arrived, and with no clear explanations we don't have to say 'aliens' but we do have to take UFOs seriously.
The owl that keeps trying to remind you to work hard to achieve your goals is about to get an IPO cash injection.