Concise introduction To Mind Map

What is mind map?
• A mind map is a multicolored and image centered, radial diagram that represents semantic or other connections between portions of learned material hierarchically. Developed by Tony Buzan.
• A mind map is often created around a single concept.
• Major ideas are connected directly to the central concept, and other ideas branch out from those.
• Main function or benefit of mind map is that it shows sub-topics of a domain in a creative and seamless manner.
• Mostly used in personal note taking and reviewing.
• Its format is center-out i.e. spreading from the center.
• Mind maps more flexible, and more personal than concept mapping.
Application of Mind map
• It can be used to generate, visualize, structure and classify ideas and as an aid to studying and organizing information, solving problems etc.
• These maps have several applications in personal, educational and business situations, including note taking, brainstorming, summarizing.

A Simple Mind Map

Characteristics of light


About anandroy

I am a restless soul who likes to do anything which pushes me towards equilibrium. In particular I like travelling, reading, debating and reflecting on current socio-political situation of the country and the world.

One comment

  1. Anand,
    Bring your understanding of concept map and mindmap under pedagogical aspects of the project.
    By the way, how was your day in school?
    write something about that.


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