image of a mind map example

Let Mind Maps help show you the way

We’ve all been in the situation of having to write a research paper. The most difficult part for me is getting started. What are the important topics? How do topics relate to each other? What order should my topics be presented in? If you have these questions or need a better way to take notes and study and haven’t used mind maps, keep reading, your life is about to get a little easier.

A mind map is a visual way to show relationships of topics to the main theme. Mind maps are a great way to get organized for writing a paper, but there are many other ways to use this tool:

Take a look at the video below to learn how to get started with mind maps.


Mind maps can be done in a variety of ways. Pen and paper are the fastest way to get started but apps and software work great too. Below are some examples.







Share what works for you in the comments below.






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