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Does the mind map learning strategy facilitate information retrieval and critical thinking in medical students?

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Medical Education, September 2010
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (87th percentile)

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Title
Does the mind map learning strategy facilitate information retrieval and critical thinking in medical students?
Published in
BMC Medical Education, September 2010
DOI 10.1186/1472-6920-10-61
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Authors

Anthony V D'Antoni, Genevieve Pinto Zipp, Valerie G Olson, Terrence F Cahill

Abstract

A learning strategy underutilized in medical education is mind mapping. Mind maps are multi-sensory tools that may help medical students organize, integrate, and retain information. Recent work suggests that using mind mapping as a note-taking strategy facilitates critical thinking. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether a relationship existed between mind mapping and critical thinking, as measured by the Health Sciences Reasoning Test (HSRT), and whether a relationship existed between mind mapping and recall of domain-based information.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 7 2%
Malaysia 3 <1%
Indonesia 3 <1%
Brazil 2 <1%
Hong Kong 1 <1%
Bolivia, Plurinational State of 1 <1%
Bulgaria 1 <1%
France 1 <1%
Saudi Arabia 1 <1%
Other 4 1%
Unknown 349 94%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 78 21%
Student > Bachelor 49 13%
Student > Ph. D. Student 40 11%
Lecturer 31 8%
Student > Postgraduate 25 7%
Other 104 28%
Unknown 46 12%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 83 22%
Social Sciences 83 22%
Psychology 34 9%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 20 5%
Computer Science 18 5%
Other 81 22%
Unknown 54 14%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 10. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 13 April 2020.
All research outputs
#2,244,515
of 17,429,432 outputs
Outputs from BMC Medical Education
#394
of 2,447 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#16,611
of 133,875 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Medical Education
#1
of 1 outputs
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