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Nursing Guide: Mind Mapping

This Guide has been created to help Nursing students find Library resources


Tony Buzan Mind Mapping Tutorial

Mind Mapping Apps

There are various mind mapping apps that can be used on mobile devices (check Google Play or the Apple App Store):

  • SimpleMind
  • Mindly
  • Mindomo
  • SchematicMind
  • MindMeister

How to make a mind map

7 steps to making a mind map

  1. Start in the center of a blank page
  2. Use an image for your central idea
  3. Use colours
  4. Connect branches to ideas
  5. Draw curved branches
  6. Use keywords
  7. Use images throughout

See Tony Buzan's '7 steps to making a mind map' for more detail.

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