The efficacy of the `mind map' study technique

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