Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: 15 astounding facts about the human body > Health-in-Motion 11 July 2017 Why do so many of us – both adults and children – enjoy doodling and drawing? Why do so many of us – both adults and children – enjoy doodling and drawing? Art therapists have recently conducted experiments to measure the effect of these activities. They found that all of them resulted in an increase of blood flowing to the prefrontal cortex, a region of the brain that is not only associated with feelings and regulating thought, but also forms an integral part of our mental reward system. That would explain why doodling can feel so satisfying and why adult colouring-in-books are so popular these days. 0 More: Daily Dose: 15 astounding facts about the human bodyHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Diet and nutrition Is your water hydrating you? Fitness 5 ways to save your knees and joints Lifestyle 7 ways dermatologists protect their skin – without totally avoiding the sun Fitness From obesity to a 100-miler running machine! News NSFW: Man with world’s biggest penis now ‘disabled’ News 10 freak accidents that killed people From our sponsors Discover treatments that can help reduce acne What can I do to reduce or remove acne marks? Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher! Live healthier Watch out! » Gross fungal infections you can pick up at the gym You go to gym to exercise. But make sure the only thing you pick up is a dumbbell and not one of these gross fungal infections. Holiday health » Your 10-step asthma holiday checklist Don’t let asthma ruin your summer holiday. Whether you are travelling or embracing the summer at home, make sure you plan ahead.