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Mind Mapping For Dummies by Tony Buzan, Florian Rustler

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Chapter 13

Learning and Preparing for Exams with Mind Mapping

In This Chapter

arrow Learning a technique in four steps

arrow Study Mind Maps specially for pupils and students

arrow Further examples

Many books on learning strategies and techniques describe Mind Mapping as a visual learning technique. In fact, generating and structuring Mind Maps can be useful when you prepare for exams too.

Mind Mapping helps here in two ways:

check.png It makes memorising and retaining information easier.

check.png It helps you to understand content and identify connections better.

This is achieved mainly by the graphic form of Mind Maps and the highly individual nature of the technique, involving the use of key words and visual elements.

Preparing for Exams

Many people prepare for examinations by reading books and marking relevant passages with highlighters. Using marker pens does help you to find the relevant places more quickly, but

You must always have the same source material to hand in order to find the information you need.

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