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New study shows computers in class distract both users and non-users | Radio Canada International | August 2013 A new study showed that laptop use in class can result in lower grades for students.

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Who Needs Handwriting? | Freakonomics | February 2016 The digital age is making pen and paper seem obsolete. But what are we giving up if we give up on handwriting?

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A Learning Secret: Don’t Take Notes with a Laptop | Scientific American | June 2014 Students who used longhand remembered more and had a deeper understanding of the material.

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Can Handwriting Make You Smarter? | Wall Street Journal | April 2016 Students who take notes by hand outperform students who type, and more type these days, new studies show.

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Academic Minute: Clothing and Behavior | Inside Higher Ed | January 2016 Michael Kraus, assistant professor of organizational behavior at Yale University, examines how what you wear can affect your job performance and social status.

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The Biggest Body Language Mistakes You Can Make In a Job Interview | Lifehacker | January 2016 Failing to make eye contact: 67 percent Failing to smile: 39 percent Playing with something on the table: 33 percent Having bad posture: 30 percent Fidgeting too much in their seats: 30 percent

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Why you should take notes by hand — not on a laptop | Vox | March 2015 “Pam Mueller and Daniel Oppenheimer, the psychologists who conducted the new research, believe it’s because students on laptops usually just mindlessly type everything a professor says. Those taking notes by hand, though, have to actively listen and decide what’s important — because they

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