timothy from the but-improves-slashdot-karma dept.
Meshach writes "A study in the journal Computers & Education found that students who took notes on a laptop got lower marks then student who took notes the traditional way with pen and paper. The study's author hypothesized that using a laptop leads to multitasking (i.e. surfing the net or checking email), which reduces concentration."
The IQ of the group is the lowest IQ of a member of the group divided
by the number of people in the group.