Mind mapping is a tool that has its value in research about how the brain works. The core of this idea is that the brain does not think in words alone. In fact, it thinks in pictures or symbols rather than words. The Mind Map is a natural function of the human mind. It is a powerful graphic technique that can be applied to every aspect of life where improved learning and clearer thinking will enhance performance. Here is a simple example of a simple Mind Map:
During Science Explosion workshops, Charlie Kline would share his skills of Mind Mapping with workshop participants and then would have those in attendance make a Mind Map.