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I talk with my hands. When I really need to think, I need to have a pen in one of them. I often think better if I walking around, gesturing freely, and talking aloud. It’s good to know that science proves that I’m not crazy.

“Being able to use your body in problem solving alters the way you solve the problems,” says University of Wisconsin psychology professor Martha Alibali. “Body movements are one of the resources we bring to cognitive processes.” –Science Daily

Writing Prompt: Deepen your character sketch. How does your character use body language to help the thinking process?

Journaling Prompt: How do you use your body to help you think?

Art Prompt: Body language

Nonfiction / Speech Writing Prompt: Write about how you use body language to enhance your thinking process.

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