So, this article is my broad interpretation of a bunch of scientific studies, biased by my own personal experience.
Story paper gives space for children to draw a picture and write about it.
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You always want to put equations and figures, and most of the time lines just get in the way.
My friend used a notebook of plain pages, and I soon converted to this myself.
But another student I know put his notes in boxes on the page: He took notes on the left side and then put a box around them when the topic was finished, then made another box for the next calculation, and another box for a figure, and so on.
The most beautiful notes I saw were on regular printer paper.
Blank paper is better then lined paper as it offers a world of ideas and unlimited creatively, as lined paper only allows you to fallow what is set in front of you to a standard.
By allowing you complete creative freedom, blank paper is an open book ready to be filled by the ideas and passions of those who are using it, while lined paper is a prison in which rules and regulations must be fallowed.
This, he said, forced him to only write down the most important things from class.
In the past, he had gotten overuse injuries in his wrists by writing too much.