We dedicate this book to the expanding freedom of human intelligence

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Published by Dutton, an imprint of Dutton Signet, a division of Penguin Books USA Inc. Published by arrangement with BBC Books, a division of BBC Enterprises Limited.

First Dutton Printing, September, 1994 10 987654321

Copyright © Tony Buzan and Barry Buzan, 1993 All rights reserved registered trademark—marca registrada library of congress cataloging-in-publication data Buzan, Tony.

The mind map book : how to use radiant thinking to maximize your brain's untapped potential / Tony Buzan, with Barry Buzan. p. cm.

Originally published: London : BBC Books, 1993. ISBN 0-525-93904-0 1. Intellect. 2. Brain. 3. Thought and thinking. I. Buzan, Barry. II. Title.

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Set in Plantin Designed by Sara Kidd Artwork by Julian Bingley

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Dutton would like to thank the following for providing photographs and for permission to reproduce copyright material. While every effort has been made to trace and acknowledge all copyright holders, we would like to apologise should there have been any errors or omissions.

Bell Telephone Laboratories, New Jersey page 302 {top); Bettmann Archive pages 299 (top right) and 302 (bottom); British Museum page 301 (top); Edison National Historic Site page 296 (bottom); Gemeentemusea van Amsterdam page 300 (top); Max-Planck-Institut, Dortmund, Germany: Mario Markus and Benno Hess, pages 47 and 82, Mario Markus and Hans Schepers page 195; Museu Picasso, Barcelona, © DACS, 1993 page 41 (top); NHPA pages 19 (A. Bannister), 58 0. Carmichael), 122, 167 (both, B. Jones and M. Shimlock), 187 and 222 (both, N. A. Callow); Dr D. E. Nicholson/Sigma Chemical Co. page 134; Northwestern University Library, Evanston, Illinois, USA - Special Collections Dept. page 299 (bottom); Oxford Scientific Films pages 62 (Okapia/K. G. Vock), 70 (Animals Animals/ T. Rock), 78 (H. Taylor), 95 (Animals Animals/

J. Lemker), 118 (T. Tilford), 142 (R. Jackman), 151 (P. Henry), 179 (T. Heathcote), 247 (S. Hauser) and 254 (J. Watts); Royal Collection © 1993 Her Majesty the Queen pages 41 (bottom) and 301 (bottom); Royal Observatory Edinburgh and Anglo-Australian Telescope Board (D. F. Malin) pages 2-3; Science Museum, London page 297; Science Photo Library pages 30 (K. Kent), 42 (J. C. Revy), 55 (A. Smith), 135, 155 (S. Moulds), 203 (NASA), 218 (J- Burgess), 234 (K. Kent), 263 (Aeroservice), 275 (J. Burgess) and 282 (M. Kage); Dr M. Stanley/Boeing page 171; Syndics of Cambridge University Library pages 295, 298 and 304; Tate Gallery, London page 303 (top); UPI/Bettmann pages 296 (top) and 303 (bottom); Witt Library, Courtauld Institute of Art/Moravcke Galerie, Brno page 299 (top left).

For technical reasons all but four of the Mind Maps in this book have been copied (these are named in the following list as 'original'). All other artworks, except the sketches by Tony Buzan on page 73 have been drawn by Julian Bingley. The Mind Maps, however, remain the copyright of their owners as listed below.

Sean Adam, page 143; Tony Bigonia, Richard Kohler, Matthew Puk, John Ragsdale, Chris Slabach, Thomas Spinola, Thomas Sullivan, Lorita Williams, page 171 (top); Claudius Borer (original), page 119; Douglas Brand, page 227; Mark Brown, page 106; Barry Buzan, page 226; Tony Buzan (sketches) page 73, Mind Maps pages 75,194 (original), 198 (original), 244, 258, 259 (top); Pan Collins, page 146; Lynn Collins and Caro Ayre, page 207; Kathy De Stefano, page 120 (top); Ulf Ekberg, page 118 (top); Thomas Enskog, page 215 (top); Dr John Geesink, page 120 (bottom); Lorraine Gill, pages 158-159; Denny Harris, page 150; Brian Heller, page 243; IBM, page 219; Lana Israel, page 242; Jean-Luc

Kastner, page 271; Raymond Keene OBE, page 259; Donna Kim and family, page 202; Charles La Fond, page 230; B. H. Lee, page 270; James Lee, page 215 (bottom); Jim Messerschmitt and Tony Messina, pages 266 and 268; Jonathan Montagu, page 290; Katarina Naiman, page 214 (bottom); Vanda North, pages 126 and 239; Karen Schmidt, page 214 (top); Jan Pieter Six, page 262; Lars Soderberg, page 231; Norma Sweeney, page 162; Sheikh Talib (original), page 291; Nigel Temple, page 263; Tessa Tok-Hart, page 186; Lady Mary Tovey, page 246; Graham Wheeler, page 227; Benjamin Zander, page 163. The authors of the Mind Maps on pages 178 and 251 prefer not to be named.

The authors would also like to offer their special thanks to Dr Stanley and Boeing for allowing the reproduction of Dr Stanley in front of his Mind Map masterpiece! (See page 171.)

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