I prefer cursive writing. It's easier for me, especially when taking notes.
I feel sad that cursive writing is not taught in schools the way it used to be. But, heck, I never learned to drive a stick shift, because the driver's ed car used an automatic transmission. Wonder what I missed?
I have a feeling that people who know how to write both ways, but just prefer to print, are very intuitive individuals. They don't need the obvious "connections" between ideas to make sense of the world. It goes without saying that they are less linear than cursive script writers.
I still write in cursive, at the time when I can not find a printer and I need to write the words down, and so writing is the next best choice, if I want to have it immediately, and not wait until I find the printer.
I'm not sure you'd call what I write "cursive" -- more like a bastardization of stenography and cursive as executed by an impatient left handed person who finds it impossible to form ALL the letters. I definitely should have been a doctor
I am personally an advocate for teaching cursive handwriting (and phonetics). I have co-workers who think that it is obsolete and will not be necessary in a few years. What do you think? Should we teach it?
Your brain guides your hand. Everything put on paper is a result of a two-way circuit between your brain and the motor reflex muscles of your hand. Thus, your handwriting becomes a Polygraph or Oscilloscope read-out of...