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.MINDMAPPING 101

Mindmapping Most people are quite familiar with road maps, especially if they do any sort of traveling that entails driving in unfamiliar territory. These maps help them to know which direction to take in order to end up at a certain location. You could consider a road map as a sort of instruction manual for […]

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ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF MIND MAPS

Advantages Balancing the Brain The traditional method of note-taking consists of listening to a speaker and writing down what the person says in a linear form. Even though it involves writing, it is very attached to the auditory stream of consciousness mode: one thing after another. Mind mapping, on the other hand, takes the ideas […]

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Mind Mapping Step by Step – A Users Guide

How Does One Use a Mind Map? TIPS AND SUGGESTIONS Buzan’s Mind Maps have seven key features, namely, Organization, keywords, Association, Clustering, Visual Memory, Outstandingness, and Conscious Involvement. Here are some guidelines to creating your own personal Mind Map. First, draw an image of your central key idea in the middle of a blank piece […]

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Understanding Use of Mind Maps Better

The Need to Practice At the start, mind mapping requires practice. But those who master the art of mind mapping eventually find that more information is absorbed and recalled in proportion to the effort required to do the mind mapping. Buzan advocates that people trying out mind mapping should do up to 100 mind maps […]

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Mind Map Tips And Ideas

How Does One Use a Mind Map? TIPS AND SUGGESTIONS Buzan’s Mind Maps have seven key features, namely, Organization, keywords, Association, Clustering, Visual Memory, Outstandingness, and Conscious Involvement. Here are some guidelines to creating your own personal Mind Map. First, draw an image of your central key idea in the middle of a blank piece […]

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Method For Using Mind Mapping to Estimate Project Time

Whether you are a student tasked with allocating time for a research paper, or an employee who has been delegated the job of estimating the schedule for a project, you can definitely benefit from the mind mapping technique when trying to estimate project time. How? Well, what is common between the two scenarios is that […]

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Brainstorming and Group Mind Mapping or Solving Problems

Mind mapping is great for brainstorming during meetings. Though each person can create a unique mind map, it is possible for groups to mind map together. In group mind mapping, each person is allowed to post sub-ideas to the key ideas of the group – no one is vetoed. In the end, this allows more […]

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The Importance of Listening When Creating Mind Maps

The Importance of Listening Bad listening habits are observed by people around us on a daily basis – and even we may be guilty of practicing them as well. When we listen to a speaker, do we often reject the subject out of hand as being “not interesting enough?” Or do we pass judgement on […]

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Mind Mapping And the Brain

We live in the information age, which means that our problem is less one of obtaining information and more one of retaining and organizing all the quantities of information that we are required to ingest both during our studies and afterwards to keep up with rapid changes in many fields and a continual influx of […]

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Mind Mapping and Speed Reading

The skill of speed-reading came into being at the start of the 20th century. It became necessary because the influx of publications of every sort into the public consciousness made up a deluge of information that people found hard to cope with when they adhered to normal reading rates. So speed-reading was developed. According to […]

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