And there’s another area where handwriting wins – collaboration. Sometimes you need more brains than the one you got, and a group of people huddling around a computer just doesn’t cut it. You need a table, paper, pens. Trust that these two simple acts – handwriting and collaborating – can produce something big. That they can solve the drive-you-crazy problems.
That act of movement – hand on paper, pushing pencil – is key. It unlocks a portion of your brain that digital turns off.
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The way I sum it up is that brains are automatic, but people are free because people are joining the social group and in that group are laws to live by. We can understand brains to the nth degree, but it’s not going to, in any way, interfere with the fact that taking responsibility in a social network is done at that level.Michael Gazzaniga, one of the world’s leading researchers in cognitive neuroscience