# Mindmaps


tool to visually organize information

Ideas grows on Trees


  • shows relationships among pieces of the whole
  • Paint the bigger picture
  • Taking notes, writing = you are just transcribing and not thinking about it
  • You need to organize it so that your brain can remember
  • Sotring and Retrieving it from brain ⭐️
  • Its very personal, one persons mind map may vary from other persons
    • Because they might want to remember different things
  • Do you store, sentences, paragraphs in your brain? I dont think so
  • We store the connections, between topic at hand and things we already knew
  • Kinesthetic learning
  • ⭐️ Ask really really good questions?
  • Schools are killing creativity
  • Children are more creative because they are not afraid to fail

Mindmap example

# Tools

I have used 2 tools in particular for making mindmaps.

  1. Coggle - online service
  2. Freeplane - linux desktop app


  • Free to use, unlimited mindmaps
  • Easy templates like buzan, thesis outline, questions etc


  • Limited 3 minidmaps
  • looks beautyful

# Good Mindmap

  • Draw only the things which are revant to your mind, its personal

# Can we do better?


Mindmap marketplace? Why not?

  • mnemonic systems
    • earning technique that aids information retention or retrieval (remembering) in the human memory.
    • Mnemonics make use of elaborative encoding, retrieval cues, and imagery as specific tools to encode any given information in a way that allows for efficient storage and retrieval. Mnemonics aid original information in becoming associated with something more accessible or meaningful—which, in turn, provides better retention of the information.

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