Handwriting is better for studying than typing on a keyboard

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    author: Sönke Ahrens
    title: How to take smart notes: one simple technique to boost writing, learning and thinking: for students, academics and nonfiction book writers
    argues that writing notes by hand is better for thinking than typing them out.
  • The chain of arguments goes like this: It is slower, so it forces you to capture overarching concepts and abstraction, which is forces you to understand the concepts, forcing you to think, thereby improving retention and learning
  • Does the haptical act of writing stuff down help here as well? Look up research for both of these points