Creating a stimulating & effective mind map: 1. Start with the central topic 2. Use an image as your central idea to help with imagination 3. Use color to stimulate the brain and creativity 4. Connect “Branches” to the central image to establish structure & relationships. 5. Use curves – this looks more interesting visually 6. Use one main topic or keyword per line 7. Use LOTS of images...”a picture paints a thousand words"
The Mind Map – Give your ideas a visual form: Novel Writing Prep Series
... There are thousands of mind maps out there and even some snazzy tools to help you make your own. The following maps are some of my favorites and hopefully won’t scare you too much. Hopefully they’ll inspire and educate! | Classemapping
Many masters and doctorate students struggle to write their thesis. AsterWrite helps students create a Mind Map that is translated to a text document. Re-arranging items on the Mind Map re-structures the text document.
MindMeister - a way you and your class can collaborate and create mind maps electronically! I always hated making mind maps because they seemed too messy and I could never seem to space and organize them correctly. This solves all those issues, and has perks like collaboration too!