Doodlers, rejoice! Scrawling stick figures and pyramids in afternoon meetings may actually make us concentrate more on the tasks at hand, not less. John F. Kennedy drew sailboats. Ronald Reagan sketched cowboys, football players and hearts. Russian writer Fyodor Dostoyevsky filled his manuscript pages with images of buildings and faces. And Teddy Roosevelt, Dwight Eisenhower and Hillary Clinton: doodlers, all. This story is from Kinfolk Issue Fifteen Buy Now Related Stories Arts & Culture Issue 19 Going Incognito We all secretly wonder what mischief we’d make if invisible: When our identity is hidden, everything seems possible. Arts & Culture Issue 19 The Best Policy Sometimes we talk to each other without feeling heard. Honesty—a most intimate interaction—can be just as thrilling as its more devious inverse. Arts & Culture Issue 19 A Sense of Suspense With unhinged imaginations and mountains of cliff-hangers, the filmmakers behind the sci-fi podcast Limetown have all the makings of a scary story.