Mar 3, 2010

Doodle good for brain

What is Doodle?
Doodle is not an art it’s just a type of sketch. Doodling can be a remarkably effective at accessing your subconscious. It is generally seen as something everyone can do.

Do you know, Doodles, the drawings that are designed on, Google home page, are the creation of Google Webmaster Dennis Hwang.

We can also submit our doodle for Google. There are plenty of resources available in Google site.

Winner of Doodle 4 Google, 'My India'

This doodle was displayed on Google home page, on November 14, 2009. Some more doodles images

You can see more images here.

Ok let see some interesting articles about Doodling.

NPR: National Public Radio says doodling is good for brain. Now we will see briefly what NPR says:
Four years ago at Davos, the famous world economic forum, then-Prime Minister Tony Blair appeared on a panel with Bill Gates, Bill Clinton and the rock star Bono. After the panel, a journalist wandering the stage came across some papers scattered near Blair's seat. The papers were covered in doodles: circles and triangles, boxes and arrows.

"Your standard meeting doodles," says David Greenberg, professor of journalism at Rutgers University.
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Research shows doodling can help memory recall

Doodling while listening can help with remembering details, rather than implying that the mind is wandering as is the common perception. According to a study published today in the journal Applied Cognitive Psychology, subjects given a doodling task while listening to a dull phone message had a 29% improved recall compared to their non-doodling counterparts.
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Iniyaal said...

Informative.. I knew doodling as a kind of art, but the information on gfoogle and doodle is new to me. Thanks for sharing.

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Kathir said...

@Maria you always welcome to my blog :)

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