Concept/Mind Mapping: What is Concept/Mind Mapping?
The Theory Behind Concept Mapping
Figure 1. A concept map showing the key features of concept maps. Concept maps tend to be read progressing from the top downward. (from the article below)
Novak, J. D. & A. J. Cañas, The Theory Underlying Concept Maps and How to Construct Them, Technical Report IHMC CmapTools 2006-01 Rev 01-2008, Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition, 2008", available at: http://cmap.ihmc.us/Publications/ResearchPapers/TheoryUnderlyingConceptMaps.pdf.
Additional Links to Introduce Conept Mapping
Various introductions to what concept mapping is can be gleaned from the following links: