A mind-map is a schematic representation which is composed of terms, texts, links, and / or pictures, which are grouped around a central theme. Branches depart from this central theme, continueing to branch off to more detailed information.



Voorbeeld van een mindmap

An example of a Mindmap

  • Time saving: you can quickly make notes, reports, create guides.
  • You can clearly formulate complex ideas and concepts.
  • You can communicate more effectively.
  • If you use a mind-map, you get an overview at a glance.
  • You can easily repeat the contents due to the overview.
  • You can structure a large amount of information with less effort.
  • It is easier to remember the essence (using both brain hemispheres).
  • You can easily distinguish between primary and secondary matters.
  • You can transfer information more efficiently.
  • You can easily add information to previously mentioned subjects and keep it clear.
  • If you are a student or teacher who is not involved in the creation of a mindmap it is less evident to know all the details and consistency.
  • The initial learning curve is a little higher compared with wiki and blog. The first few times it is not easy, practice makes the creation obvious / easy.