Must watch video below by the father of mind mapping Tony Buzan
Read about the right and left hemisphere brain thinking
Bottom line it is the natural way the brain thinks, learns, and remembers.
Watch another great video:
Click on the image above to zoom in. From IQMatrix.com
Listen to an excellent podcast about mind mapping.
Download XMind a free concept mapping software
For more videos on mind mapping see http://blog.iqmatrix.com/videos
For some examples of mind maps see http://blog.iqmatrix.com/mind-map-image-gallery