Visual Learning: Mind maps

Hey there! Today I want to tell you about a well known study technique which you might already know about. However, not all people like to do it because it seems difficult and different at first. Mind maps or Spider notes as some people call them, is a way of making notes based on ideas.

Basically, you write down major keywords on a piece of paper and connect them. In these connections more details can be added. 


The best way to understand them is through an example:


The above image has been taken from This website offers step by step guidelines to construct your own mind maps.

If you are still confused, you can check out WikipediaIf you are interested in making spider notes using software, check out this post on lifehacker.

I hope you enjoy making these beautiful little maps. I know I do!


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