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Inextricable link between handwriting and the brain

Interesting article about ongoing research into the link between handwriting and the brain. https://www.israel21c.org/how-our-handwriting-reveals-our-mood/ This link  between handwriting and the brain is important both for the forensic handwriting examiner who examines questioned writing, and the handwriting analyst who analyses personality through handwriting.  There are unconscious, involuntary movements

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The teaching of handwriting is more than just teaching how to write

There is more to the teaching of handwriting than just teaching how to write.  While many advocate the dropping of the teaching of handwriting from the curriculum as it may not be relevant in a digital age, the irony is that the cognitive development encouraged by the teaching of

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Learning cursive at school, a novelty?

Children learning cursive. https://youtu.be/jxYEnynYwZI What strikes me as I view the video, is that something which was so normal to teach a couple of decades ago, has become a novelty.  Although the children are not aware of the significance of learning cursive writing, those of us in

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Benefits of Learning Cursive Writing

http://www.pens.com/blog/the-benefits-of-handwriting-vs-typing/ This article is a further reminder of the importance of learning to write in cursive.  Enough research exists to link the learning of cursive writing, to effective learning, i.e. children and students who take down notes by writing them learn more effectively than those taking down

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Line Quality in the Examination of Handwriting

Handwriting examination reveals more about the writer, than just the words on paper or how letters are formed.  A close examination of the actual line quality, can reveal information about the physical and mental health of the writer as well as writing habits unique to an individual

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