Strategic communication

Doodling: making spontaneous marks to help yourself think

By 06/07/2022

How often do you doodle? Those who doodle are said to retain 29% more verbal information than those who do not. Previous definitions have labelled doodling as ‘monkeying around’ or ‘making meaningless marks’. Doodling can in fact improve information retention by engaging our brain with different learning modalities. Sunni Brown addresses the negative connotations that accompany doodling during her TED Talk. From stopping you losing focus to aiding creative problem solving, doodling can be used as a powerful tool. Find out how you can use doodling to help you by watching Sunni Brown’s fantastic, funny Ted Talk; Doodlers, unite!