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Many years people are interested in doodling. Everything started from cavemen who leaved pictures on walls. “George Washington, Thomas Edison, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Ronald Reagan and Vladimir Nabokov were doodlers. Bill Gates and Frank Gehry are among today's active doodlers.”
Today many schools and universities refuse from doodling and consider it as absolutely useless occupation. But some professors think they are wrong and implement doodling in their job.
For example Virginia Scofield, an immunologist at the University of Texas used doodling for memorizing complexities of the subject. Her students adore these methods and use them as well.
“Jackie Andrade, a professor at the University of Plymouth, published a study finding a 29 percent increase in information retention gained by doodlers. She noted that, contrary to popular belief, doodling seems to prevent people from losing focus on boring or complex subject matter. It gives learners who may otherwise mentally check out an opportunity to check back in.”
Read more here: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/OPINION/09/02/brown.creativity.doodles/index.html?hpt=hp_midMany years people are interested in doodling. Everything started from cavemen who... more