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Doodling And Creativity

Doodling And Creativity

A number of studies and extensive research point out that doodling, that is scribbling or drawing in a seemingly distracted manner, is actually great for information retention in the mind and fostering of creativity.

Doodling sets the mind up for greater, more expansive creativity and gets the neurons to fire. It frees up memory and increases the attention span.

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When the mind is only working in a linguistic mode, doodling provides a visual medium to support mind processing, providing it with neurological access.

While we listen to people talk, taking notes interferes with our understanding, but if abstract visual doodles are created, the words turn into images and the brain gets visual support for the audio information.

  • Any lesson or presentation (just like those school classes when doodling was a sin!) is a great time to doodle.
  • Any place is a great place to doodle, be it a whiteboard, a notepad, or even on our hands.
  • Our drawing ability, handwriting, or the quality of our ‘art’ is not a...

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