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Handwrite Your Notes Instead of Typing Them for Better Memory Retention

Handwrite Your Notes Instead of Typing Them for Better Memory Retention

Typing on a keyboard (hardware or virtual) might be quicker than writing things out with pen and paper, but for learning and long-term memory, handwriting trumps the keyboard.

The Wall Street Journal discusses several studies that show students who took handwritten notes outperformed those who typed their notes on their computers:

Compared with those who type their notes, people who write them out in longhand appear to learn better, retain information longer, and more readily grasp new ideas, according to experiments by other researchers who also compared note-taking techniques.

It seems the problem is that when taking notes on our laptops, we can’t help but take notes by rotes, almost word by word. We take more notes more quickly at the computer, but don’t put as much thinking into them as we do when writing by hand.

Writing works better than typing because it stimulates and engages our brains more

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So the next time you want to learn new information, ditch the keyboard and break out your paper notebook or write on your tablet.

Can Handwriting Make You Smarter? | The Wall Street Journal

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Samsung first to market with 10-nanometer DRAM

Intel may have delayed its 10-nanometer CPUs, but all systems are go for Samsung's 10-nanometer-class DRAM chips. The company is now mass producing the first DDR4 chips using the tech in 8Gb sizes, ahead of competitors SK Hynix and Micron.It will pr…

Hide Your PIN or Password On a Fake Business Card With Magic Ink

Carrying a note to help you remember your PIN, password, or lock combination can be risky, especially if thieves get a hold of it. This DIY fake business card will only reveal your secret note when you give it a little heat.

In this video from the Shake the Future YouTube channel, you’ll learn how to hide any message on a fake business card (like an easy-to-forget PIN) with some thermochromatic pigment and some nail polish. Create and print out a fake business card on some thick paper using a word processor or free template online (a quick Google search will do the trick). Then create and print out an extra logo that matches the card (with your note printed inside). Mix your thermochromatic pigment with some gel effect nail polish, and paint it over the extra logo and note. Then cut out the newly painted logo and attach it to your business card with some glue.

If you press your thumb on the new logo, you’ll see the pigment fade and your hidden message will appear. Now whenever you forget your PIN, lock combination, password, or whatever you have trouble remembering, you know where to look. And if your wallet or purse gets stolen, thieves will never be able to find it.

http://lifehacker.com/5785420/the-on…

The Secret PIN Number | YouTube

Hide Your PIN or Password On a Fake Business Card With Magic Ink

Carrying a note to help you remember your PIN, password, or lock combination can be risky, especially if thieves get a hold of it. This DIY fake business card will only reveal your secret note when you give it a little heat.

In this video from the Shake the Future YouTube channel, you’ll learn how to hide any message on a fake business card (like an easy-to-forget PIN) with some thermochromatic pigment and some nail polish. Create and print out a fake business card on some thick paper using a word processor or free template online (a quick Google search will do the trick). Then create and print out an extra logo that matches the card (with your note printed inside). Mix your thermochromatic pigment with some gel effect nail polish, and paint it over the extra logo and note. Then cut out the newly painted logo and attach it to your business card with some glue.

If you press your thumb on the new logo, you’ll see the pigment fade and your hidden message will appear. Now whenever you forget your PIN, lock combination, password, or whatever you have trouble remembering, you know where to look. And if your wallet or purse gets stolen, thieves will never be able to find it.

http://lifehacker.com/5785420/the-on…

The Secret PIN Number | YouTube

Hide Your PIN Number or Password On a Fake Business Card With Magic Ink

Carrying a note to help you remember your PIN number, password, or lock combination can be risky, especially if thieves get a hold of it. This DIY fake business card will only reveal your secret note when you give it a little heat.

In this video from the Shake the Future YouTube channel, you’ll learn how to hide any message on a fake business card (like an easy-to-forget PIN number) with some thermochromatic pigment and some nail polish. Create and print out a fake business card on some thick paper using a word processor or free template online (a quick Google search will do the trick). Then create and print out an extra logo that matches the card (with your note printed inside). Mix your thermochromatic pigment with some gel effect nail polish, and paint it over the extra logo and note. Then cut out the newly painted logo and attach it to your business card with some glue.

If you press your thumb on the new logo, you’ll see the pigment fade and your hidden message will appear. Now whenever you forget your PIN number, lock combination, password, or whatever you have trouble remembering, you know where to look. And if your wallet or purse gets stolen, thieves will never be able to find it.

http://lifehacker.com/5785420/the-on…

The Secret PIN Number | YouTube

Hide Your PIN or Password On a Fake Business Card With Magic Ink

Carrying a note to help you remember your PIN, password, or lock combination can be risky, especially if thieves get a hold of it. This DIY fake business card will only reveal your secret note when you give it a little heat.

In this video from the Shake the Future YouTube channel, you’ll learn how to hide any message on a fake business card (like an easy-to-forget PIN) with some thermochromatic pigment and some nail polish. Create and print out a fake business card on some thick paper using a word processor or free template online (a quick Google search will do the trick). Then create and print out an extra logo that matches the card (with your note printed inside). Mix your thermochromatic pigment with some gel effect nail polish, and paint it over the extra logo and note. Then cut out the newly painted logo and attach it to your business card with some glue.

If you press your thumb on the new logo, you’ll see the pigment fade and your hidden message will appear. Now whenever you forget your PIN, lock combination, password, or whatever you have trouble remembering, you know where to look. And if your wallet or purse gets stolen, thieves will never be able to find it.

http://lifehacker.com/5785420/the-on…

The Secret PIN Number | YouTube

Hide Your PIN or Password On a Fake Business Card With Magic Ink

Carrying a note to help you remember your PIN, password, or lock combination can be risky, especially if thieves get a hold of it. This DIY fake business card will only reveal your secret note when you give it a little heat.

In this video from the Shake the Future YouTube channel, you’ll learn how to hide any message on a fake business card (like an easy-to-forget PIN) with some thermochromatic pigment and some nail polish. Create and print out a fake business card on some thick paper using a word processor or free template online (a quick Google search will do the trick). Then create and print out an extra logo that matches the card (with your note printed inside). Mix your thermochromatic pigment with some gel effect nail polish, and paint it over the extra logo and note. Then cut out the newly painted logo and attach it to your business card with some glue.

If you press your thumb on the new logo, you’ll see the pigment fade and your hidden message will appear. Now whenever you forget your PIN, lock combination, password, or whatever you have trouble remembering, you know where to look. And if your wallet or purse gets stolen, thieves will never be able to find it.

http://lifehacker.com/5785420/the-on…

The Secret PIN Number | YouTube

Hide Your PIN or Password On a Fake Business Card With Magic Ink

Carrying a note to help you remember your PIN, password, or lock combination can be risky, especially if thieves get a hold of it. This DIY fake business card will only reveal your secret note when you give it a little heat.

In this video from the Shake the Future YouTube channel, you’ll learn how to hide any message on a fake business card (like an easy-to-forget PIN) with some thermochromatic pigment and some nail polish. Create and print out a fake business card on some thick paper using a word processor or free template online (a quick Google search will do the trick). Then create and print out an extra logo that matches the card (with your note printed inside). Mix your thermochromatic pigment with some gel effect nail polish, and paint it over the extra logo and note. Then cut out the newly painted logo and attach it to your business card with some glue.

If you press your thumb on the new logo, you’ll see the pigment fade and your hidden message will appear. Now whenever you forget your PIN, lock combination, password, or whatever you have trouble remembering, you know where to look. And if your wallet or purse gets stolen, thieves will never be able to find it.

http://lifehacker.com/5785420/the-on…

The Secret PIN Number | YouTube

Hide Your PIN or Password On a Fake Business Card With Magic Ink

Carrying a note to help you remember your PIN, password, or lock combination can be risky, especially if thieves get a hold of it. This DIY fake business card will only reveal your secret note when you give it a little heat.

In this video from the Shake the Future YouTube channel, you’ll learn how to hide any message on a fake business card (like an easy-to-forget PIN) with some thermochromatic pigment and some nail polish. Create and print out a fake business card on some thick paper using a word processor or free template online (a quick Google search will do the trick). Then create and print out an extra logo that matches the card (with your note printed inside). Mix your thermochromatic pigment with some gel effect nail polish, and paint it over the extra logo and note. Then cut out the newly painted logo and attach it to your business card with some glue.

If you press your thumb on the new logo, you’ll see the pigment fade and your hidden message will appear. Now whenever you forget your PIN, lock combination, password, or whatever you have trouble remembering, you know where to look. And if your wallet or purse gets stolen, thieves will never be able to find it.

http://lifehacker.com/5785420/the-on…

The Secret PIN Number | YouTube

Hide Your PIN or Password On a Fake Business Card With Magic Ink

Carrying a note to help you remember your PIN, password, or lock combination can be risky, especially if thieves get a hold of it. This DIY fake business card will only reveal your secret note when you give it a little heat.

In this video from the Shake the Future YouTube channel, you’ll learn how to hide any message on a fake business card (like an easy-to-forget PIN) with some thermochromatic pigment and some nail polish. Create and print out a fake business card on some thick paper using a word processor or free template online (a quick Google search will do the trick). Then create and print out an extra logo that matches the card (with your note printed inside). Mix your thermochromatic pigment with some gel effect nail polish, and paint it over the extra logo and note. Then cut out the newly painted logo and attach it to your business card with some glue.

If you press your thumb on the new logo, you’ll see the pigment fade and your hidden message will appear. Now whenever you forget your PIN, lock combination, password, or whatever you have trouble remembering, you know where to look. And if your wallet or purse gets stolen, thieves will never be able to find it.

http://lifehacker.com/5785420/the-on…

The Secret PIN Number | YouTube