Mind-Maps: an esay way to organize ideas

Mind-Maps: an easy way to
organize ideas
Presented by: Dr. SELAMA O.
Student life
What to do ?
How to organize things !!!
Mind Maps
• A Mind Map is a powerful thinking tool that reflex externally
what goes into your brain. (Tony Buzan)
• The Mind Map can be applied to every aspect of life where
improved learning and clearer thinking will enhance human
• Graphic technique which provides a universal key to unlock
the potential of the brain.
• It harnesses the full range of cortical skills – word, image,
number, logic, rhythm, colour and spatial awareness – in a
single, uniquely powerful manner. In so doing, it gives you the
freedom to roam the infinite expanses of your brain.
• Originated in the late 1960s by Tony Buzan Mind Maps are now
used by millions of people around the world – from the very
young to the very old – whenever they wish to use their minds
more effectively.
• Brainstorming – individually, and as a group.
• Planning/ organizing , Summarizing information,
and note taking.
• Thinking through complex problems (problem
• Presenting information in a format that shows
the overall structure of your subject.
• Concentrating and memorizing information.
• Studying
What do you need to do (draw) a Mind Map?
Blank unlined paper
Colored pens and pencils
Your Brain 
Your imagination!
Steps to draw A Mind Map
• Start in the CENTRE of a blank page
turned sideways. Why? (to spread out in
all directions )
• Use an IMAGE or PICTURE for your
central idea. Why? (keeps you focussed)
• Use COLOURS throughout. Why? (excite
your brain as images)
Steps to draw A Mind Map
• CONNECT your MAIN BRANCHES to the central
image and connect your second- and thirdlevel branches to the first and second levels,
etc. Why? (Brain works by association)
• Make your branches CURVED rather than
straight-lined. Why? (straight lines is boring )
• Use ONE KEY WORD PER LINE. (flexibility,
• Use IMAGES throughout. (worth a thousand
Self Analysis
Time management
Project timeline
Good Night sleep
Choose a car
Edraw Mind Map
• We just give you tools,
• It’s up to you to innovate !!!
Tony buzan
• http://www.tonybuzan.com/about/mindmapping/