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In some stages of your research / life you will get overloaded with topics that have not been given full thought. A way around that is mind mapping a thinking tool that reflects internally what goes on the brain, creativity, innovation, imagination and association. The brain is radiant it thinks centrally and explodes out in all directions. Start with a blank canvas in the centre write down all those items connected with each branch.

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  • 1.LitLitResearch ResearchQuestion Question MethodologyMethodology Mind Mapping for Doctoral ResearchersSteve Simplay (BEng Hons, ,MSc, CEng, MIET)19/9/12

2. Overview History of mind mapping? 3D View of the Brain Creativity studies What is a mindmap? Benefits of a mindmaps? Mindmap parts / creation Example 1 Example 2 Questions? 3. History of mind mapping? Tony Buzan was born in London 1942, andgraduated from the University of British Columbia1964. While developing his understanding of the humanmind he studied psychology, neuro-physiology,neuro linguistics, semantics, information, etc. In 1971, he realized that through a computer came amanual, the human brain much more powerful thancomputers. Radiant thinking of the brain 4. 3D view of the BrainSource - Lumos Labs 5. Creativity Studies 6. What is a Mindmap? A mindmap is a visual way of organizingideas in a web-like structure. 7. Why mindmap? Use right brain (visual, intuitive) as well asleft brain (logical, linear) Make new connections between ideas Fast and easy to create Easy to learn Capture every connection Fun to do 8. Mindmap Parts / Creation Center word / image Branches Sub-branches less important info Add sub-branches, associate ideas Single keywords / phrases Images and color 9. Benefits of Mindmaps Visual Easy to connect distant ideas Easy recall of information Brain dump first, then easy to rearrangeideas Creative thinking 10. Example 1 11. Example 2 12. Questions