Electronic/World Wide Web>Internet Article:  Fattal, Isabel (2017-10-25), The Hidden Meaning of Kids' Shapes and Scribbles, Retrieved on 2017-10-25
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    25 OCT 2017

     Children's Art Has Its Own Logic

    Even simple scribbles are meaningful. While it was once thought that kids only scribbled to experience the physical sensation of moving their arm along the page, “now it’s been shown that when children are scribbling … they’re representing through action, not through pictures,” said Boston College’s Winner. “For example, a child might draw a truck by making a line fast across the page and going ‘zoom, zoom,’ and so it doesn’t look like a truck when the child is done, but i...
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    This reminds me of Sagan's pumpkin-carving, where he made random cuts and took out chunks to make it scarier with more "bloody guts."