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Tony Buzan

Maps for the mind

Be prepared to forget everything you ever learnt in university, says Tony Buzan, founder of the World Brain Foundation and self-professed inventor of modern mind mapping.

Thursday, 23 October, 2008, 12:00am

Mind mapping for a green future

Al Gore allegedly uses mind maps to study the environment. Last week, a group of local students tested Mr Gore's secret brainstorming weapon by participating in a mind-mapping contest.

23 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Total recall

He solves a Rubik's Cube within 90 seconds and is working on doing so blindfolded.

He can memorise the sequence of a deck of shuffled playing cards in less than two minutes. And Nishant Kasibhatla says he can teach anyone to do the same.

26 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Mind mapping

'It helped me to remember more.'

'If you put stuff in the wrong place you can easily rub it out.'

'You get to see all the stuff you did.'

'It was fun and not like real work.'

These are primary schoolchildren at Newchurch Community Primary School in Warrington, Britain, relating their experiences with mind maps.

23 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Association plays educational role

The Hong Kong Management Association (HKMA) is more than just the organiser of award schemes.

Part of its mandate is to offer educational programmes to benefit Hong Kong people in their professional lives. It does so through certificate, diploma and degree courses, as well as general self-interest courses and one-day seminars.

1 Oct 1998 - 12:00am

Brain gains

MAYBE my brain's playing tricks on me, but I'm sure I've heard about mind-mapping before. ''I doubt it . . . this is a new concept, and I invented it,'' said author of The Mind Map Book, Tony Buzan, with the supreme confidence of a good salesman, when we met at his hotel this week.

14 May 1994 - 12:00am