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What I Know About Mind Mapping by Mind Map: What I Know About
Mind Mapping
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What I Know About Mind Mapping

How to

Drawing & Reading

Start with center

Add first-level topics

Go clockwise

Topics

Single keywords

Phrases

Sentences

Pictures & Symbols

Colors

Why They Work

Structure

Overview

Reduction

Memory triggers

Benefits

Focus

Structure thoughts

Overview

Memory

Efficient

Free flow of ideas

Don't feel like work

Formats

Paper

Digital

Online

Uses

Brainstorming

Summarizing

Planning

Problem solving

Note taking

Memorizing

Presentation

Structuring information

Collaboration

Decision making

Introduction

Definition of mind map

A mind map is a type of spider diagram or concept map that consists of a centralized subject and related topics or ideas branching off from it in all directions. From each topic subtopics can again branch off, resulting in a radiant structure.

History

Tony Buzan

1970s