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More Etymological Maps of the Brain

By popular demand, here are some more etymological maps of the brain – images illustrating what the names of the parts of the brain actually mean. If you missed the first one, it’s here. First off, an axial cross-section: the image is adapted from here. Most of the meanings are from this excellent page. And […]

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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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Concept Mapping and Cognitive Maps

A technique which is related to Mind Mapping (and is often confused with it) is Concept Mapping. Mistaking Mind Mapping for Concept Mapping is easy since both emphasize the visual format of spider diagrams whose ideas branch out from one another. The basic difference, though, is that while a mind map is founded on one […]

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