The efficacy of the `mind map' study technique

@article{Farrand2002TheEO,
  title={The efficacy of the `mind map' study technique},
  author={Paul Farrand and Fearzana Hussain and Enid M. Hennessy},
  journal={Medical Education},
  year={2002},
  volume={36}
}
To examine the effectiveness of using the `mind map' study technique to improve factual recall from written information. 

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