In his introduction, the neurologist Oliver Sacks explain the brain’s remarkable plasticity, its capacity for the most striking adaptations. Such a remark leads us to question concepts like “health” and “disease”, and what is more, opens our vision to approach new realities.
In this chapter Unnur Óttarsdóttir explains how she used drawn diagrams in a research where the methodology of grounded theory was applied. The drawings were applied for:
- Creating concepts
- Create in-depth understanding about phenomena
- Abstract description
- Examining the connection between phenomena, categories and concepts
- Building theories
- Facilitating creativity and intuition.