How mind mapping can help your learning

Although many students will have heard of the technique of ‘mind-mapping,’ they may not realise how many ways it can help them in their learning.

A mind map is a diagram that can be used to visually organise information and brainstorm your thoughts organically. It can be tremendously helpful for structuring your ideas to help with analysis and recall.

This is the first in a series of short blogs to help you explore the uses of mind-mapping techniques.

Remember, though – when you are learning any new technique or changing a learning habit, practise regularly for best results. Practice makes perfect!

The diagram below shows how a mind map might work – in the subsequent blogs, we’ll go into more detail: