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Mind Mapping For Dummies by Tony Buzan, Florian Rustler

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Step 4: Testing the Mind Map

Basically it doesn’t really matter how you prepare the content of a lecture: but before you deliver the lecture to your audience you should try it out on yourself at least once. This also applies to your Mind Mapping document. By testing it in this way you can:

check.png Check whether the Mind Map has enough detail.

check.png Determine whether the structure of the Mind Map meets the requirements of the lecture.

check.png Practise your lecture so that you feel even more confident when you actually deliver it.

If during the test procedure you notice that some of the branches of the Mind Map are not detailed enough for you, then you still have time to correct this. It may often be the case that you:

check.png Find a handier keyword for a branch.

check.png Add further details in the form of sub-branches.

check.png Incorporate images, symbols and colour codes to add more information and meaning to the Mind Map.

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