Today’s Solutions: May 29, 2024

Pen and paper revival: The man

Pen and paper revival: The many brain-boosting benefits of writing by hand

Now that laptops, smartphones, and other devices are so commonplace in our modern-day lives, the art of writing by hand has seen a decline. Before, young people were taught how to read and write in cursive at school as part of the standard curriculum. Since 2010, however, the Common Core standards Read More...

Ballpoint pen and cursive writing on a white piece of paper

Can a machine read your mind? Turning thoughts into words

BrainGate recently made a technological breakthrough that has the potential to improve the quality of life of people living with paralysis. Previously, brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) had been able to translate thoughts into the physical world through point-and-click systems using virtual Read More...

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Brain-computer interface enables paralyzed man text with his thoughts

Neuroscientists from Stanford University have just made history by successfully converting brain activity related to handwriting into actual text in real-time. The team, working together with the BrainGate consortium, achieved the feat thanks to a new brain-computer interface (BCI) that could Read More...

You are how you write

You are how you write

Does handwriting analysis offer accurate insights into personality? Ode went to a graphologist to find out. Marco Visscher | November 2008 issue In preparation for my meeting with graphologist Maresi de Monchy, I was told to supply a handwritten text on a sheet of unlined paper. The content was Read More...