Its official - Doodling can make a boring presentation or speech easier to memorise. (We like extreme doodling i.e. a Mind Map).
Do you switch off and daydream during conference calls?
Scribbling normally signifies boredom and a short attention span. Doodling, while listening to something boring, helps memory recall, according to research by Plymouth University, UK.
In the study, volunteers were given a doodling task while listening to a dull phone message – 29% were better at remembering details than non-doodlers.