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Mapping Books

September 17, 2008

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There are many different ways to read. For me, in college, it was a highlighter and ink notes on the side. Now it's post-its and drawings in the margin.

There are many different ways to read. For me, in college, it was a highlighter and ink notes on the side. Now it's post-its and drawings in the margin. Luciano in Brazil has a different way of reading books. Instead of taking the traditional notes, he mind maps each book he reads. His theory is that by committing yourself to a mind map for a book, your mind is engaged and will remember more. Luciano offers tips on getting started here. And, in that line, of reading and noting, there's a new book out on what notes in a book reveal about the reader.

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