Making Straight A's
How to use mind maps in order to boost recall and creativity.
Diagrams and mind maps use color,numbers, and pictures which help with recall of information by up to 30 % over traditional notes.
In addition they can be great for brainstorming and can be fun.
Making Straight A's Study Tip # 6
Use mind maps and diagrams to help brainstorm and learn new factual information. A mind map or diagram is a graphical tool that incorporates images, numbers, and colors .These different items help increase the neurological pathways the brain must create which increases recall and helps with creativity. Research has found that mind maps and diagrams can increase recall from 10 to 30 % over traditional notes. Mind maps and diagrams can also provide a good overview of the subject you are learning. It helps the brain organize this material by providing a visual picture of the subject. Diagrams and mind maps can also be fun to create. Here are a couple of guidelines to help you create your mind map or diagram, but remember to use whatever works best for you.
Step 1. Write the topic in the center of the paper.You may want to circle it, draw a box, or draw a picture around it.
Step 2. Draw spokes from the center with each spoke being a new topic or idea. The spokes do not have to be straight. They can be curved, a picture, or anything else that works.
Step3. Describe each idea with a written description or a picture. Remember to use numbers, colors, or pictures with your mind maps or diagrams.
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