We’ve all heard great note-taking skills are a huge benefit to learning and being organized, but what exactly is the science behind it? Does it matter if you use a laptop vs. pen and paper? What are the best note-taking methods? What percentage of people take notes? Turns out, there’s more than one answer. (Yes, it’s totally fine to use your laptop if your teacher allows it.)

Course Hero breaks down the science of note-taking from real research studies and proven methods to give you the low-down on writing it down. Learn why note-taking is better than just listening, how learning is being digitized, and how to take notes like a pro.

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