What Good Does Doodling Do? 3 Surprising Brain Benefits! by Kaila Weingarten

5 years ago
What Good Does Doodling Do? 3 Surprising Brain Benefits!

Steve Jobs. Albert Einstein. Nikola Tesla. Leonardo da Vinci. And just about every American president. What do they all have in common? They all doodled! Why should you doodle, too? 

  • It improves memory. A 2009 study conducted by Professor Jackie Andrade found that doodlers recalled facts significantly better than non-doodlers. 
  • It helps attention and focus. When we doodle, we focus on that, and we save our brain’s executive functioning for the really important stuff. 
  • It's enjoyable and relaxing!

So doodle away!

Brain Games: Dare to Doodle
Brain Games: Dare to Doodle $15
There are 192 pages of doodling fun bound together with a wire-o spiral.
Strathmore Series 400 Sketch Pad
Strathmore Series 400 Sketch Pad $9.50
General purpose, medium weight sketch paper perfect for doodling!

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