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As I have commented before, I often find myself spontaneously throughout the day to relieve anxiety and make myself focus better. I have gotten into the habit of scanning these spontaneous doodles before they get lost.
This mind map shows some of my conclusions about how my doodles are changing. COLORS are MUCH BRIGHTER. Repetitive patterns are everywhere. Bolder.
In my judgment — and this is pure speculation on my part — it seems that information I am thinking about is better coded because my brain is simultaneously working on patterns and colors and sequences. Perhaps the simultaneous doodle pictures and thoughts get paired and pushed into areas of the brain that are not as damaged as other parts.
NOTE: YOU CANNOT DIAGNOSE DEMENTIA FROM DOODLES. DON’T BE STUPID. IF YOU HAVE ANY CONCERNS GO SEE A MEDICAL DOCTOR.
NOTE: DOODLING IS NOT THERAPY-TREATMENT FOR DEMENTIA NOR ANYTHING ELSE. DON’T BE STUPID. IF YOU NEED TREATMENT GO SEE A MEDICAL DOCTOR.
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