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Mind Mapping For Dummies by Tony Buzan, Florian Rustler

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Chapter 12

Mind Mapping Reading Techniques

In This Chapter

arrow The kinds of books you can work on with Mind Maps

arrow A reading method in four stages

arrow Making records from different textual sources

Maybe you’re already familiar with the following situations:

check.png You’re reading an interesting textbook. Unfortunately, by the time you reach the end and put the book back on the shelf, you’ve already forgotten most of its content and interesting details.

check.png You have to read and understand books or large texts for your job and would like to have your questions answered by the book as quickly as possible.

In this chapter I introduce you to a special procedure which combines Mind Mapping with aspects of fast-reading techniques so that you can understand and retain a lot of information in as short a time as possible. This procedure is particularly sensible for specialist texts or textbooks whose content you wish to assimilate, for example, because you’ll need to refer to it again later or because you want to ...

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