Books Teachers Share: Inspired to Join the Doodle Revolution

A teacher found a better way to teach by encouraging kids to doodle. Check out the full story!

The Power Of Routines In Sustaining Creativity

Creativity is rarely born of chaos, which is why author and artist Sunni Brown has built some consistency into her lifestyle.

Skills and Strategies | Doodling, Sketching and ‘Mind Mapping’ as Learning Tools

The broad concept of drawing to learn is gaining respect and popularity from classrooms to boardrooms. Here are some ways to try it out with Times content.

The Infodoodler-in-Chief: Sunni Brown

Sunni Brown’s latest book, The Doodle Revolution (Portfolio Penguin), is an every-person art. She advocates the concept that drawing is the key to the thinking mind. I got to thinking that drawing is the next big esperanto (although its been with us for eons). I asked Ms. Brown to comment for a story I wrote for the Atlantic. Here is the entire interview.

The Cognitive Benefits of Doodling

Some new books tout the benefits of informal drawing and freehand scribbling—even for the unartistic.

Books Every Joy-Seeking Woman Needs to Read

What do happy people do? Read! But what do really, really happy people do—read the kind of books that open their minds—and lives.

7 Ways Doodling Will Change Your Life

Sunni Brown, aka Dr. Doodle, is certain that she can start a personal and business revolution through the doodle. Here are 7 insights on why and how.

The Power of the Doodle: Improve Your Focus and Memory

Research Shows That Doodling Helps People Stay Focused, Grasp New Concepts and Retain Information.

How Doodling Can Make You More Successful

That doodling you do in meetings is far from mindless. In fact, it might make you more creative and focused.

Why doodling is a habit you don’t need to break

At a 2012 United Nations Security Council meeting, Hilary Clinton hunched over her prepared speech, head in hand, writing intently. But she wasn’t taking notes on Syria or buffing up on global security. She was doodling.

The higher purpose of doodling

Its very name - doodle - makes it sound frivolous and pointless, but researchers say our scribbles and scrawls may actually help us retain information and gain clarity.

The Deceptively Intelligent Doodle

Stop underestimating a device that millions of people are deploying daily.

How To Turn Your Mindless Doodles Into Productivity Enhancers

Sunni Brown, author of The Doodle Revolution, reveals how companies like Google, Disney, and Facebook use visual language to work more creatively and productively—and how you can do the same.

Uncovering an Enigma Wrapped in a Doodle

Sunni Brown, an Austin consultant and author, promotes doodling as a method of problem solving.

Sparking the Doodle Revolution

Sunni Brown is trying to take the social stigma away from doodling to promote creativity and learning.

What we learn from doodles

Doodling isn't just for kids. Visual thinker Sunni Brown is on a mission to teach everyone about this visual language.

100 Most Creative People

Named one of Fast Company's 100 most creative people Sunni Brown is paving the way for the doodle.

Doodlers, unite!

Studies show that sketching and doodling improve our comprehension — and our creative thinking. So why do we still feel embarrassed when we're caught doodling in a meeting? Sunni Brown says: Doodlers, unite! She makes the case for unlocking your brain via pad and pen.

Focus your mind by . . . doodling?

Almost everyone has taken pencil to paper and scratched out a cutesy swirl or kooky cartoon in the margins. Most people think that when someone's doodling, they're not doing what they're supposed to be doing: listening. But is that true?