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Do You Hold Your Pencil The Proper Way?

A ~highly scientific~ examination.

There's an endless array of ways to palm a pencil.

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But according to the American Journal of Occupational Therapy, these are the four most popular grips:

American Journal of Occupational Therapy

Here's a real hand showing off the different holding styles.

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  1. So we want to know: How do you hold a pencil?

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So we want to know: How do you hold a pencil?
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    Dynamic Tripod
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    Dynamic Quadrupod
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    Lateral Tripod
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    Lateral Quadrupod
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    Some other way that I'll demonstrate in the comments.

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