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Mind Mapping
 
 
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Have you ever taken notes during a lesson/lecture and found out later that you’ve understood nothing? Mind mapping could help you make better notes.

Mind mapping is a method of putting ideas and linking information onto paper using colours, text and pictures.



Tony Buzan developed the concept of mind maps and has written a number of books on the subject:
http://www.mind-map.com

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Mind maps, sometimes known as spider diagrams, can be used for almost anything.

You can use mind maps for:

  • Making notes during a lesson
  • Planning for an essay
  • Illustrating a process
  • Brain storming
  • Revising

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