Tools on this page can be used to record your thoughts and ideas. Many give the option to invite others to share their ideas with you. If you use these techniques effectively you will be able to use your information sources to extract and record the most useful information and produce your own original piece of work.
You can use brainstorming as a way to help you find a research title. Keep track and organize any topic ideas that come into your head. See:
If you find it easier you can, of course, brainstorm and mind map on a big piece of paper with some colored pens or a big board with some post-it notes!
Choose whichever method works best for you.
At Mind Map Inspiration artist Paul Foreman offers example Mind Maps ® for inspiration and motivation, plus mindmapping tips, drawing tips, techniques for enhancing your creativity, and improving idea generation.
See the process of mind mapping from start:
Mind Maps ® were invented by Tony Buzan
Mindmapping helps us progress from linear (one-dimensional) through lateral (two-dimensional) to radiant (multi-dimensional) thinking.