Study Skills

First things first,
1) Scientists reckon that the average human uses only 3% of their potential brain power. Not much, right?
2) Many of the current ways people use there brain are NOT brain friendly (i.e. the natural, organic way that your brain likes to take things in)
3) Never fear, The Organic Mind is here (that's not my best one). The Organic Mind will help you unleash the amazing power of your brain!

Here's How

These days, most people know that your brain has two parts to it. The left side controls the right half of your body and vice versa.

The left half of your brain deals with things such as words, logic, numbers, sequence, linearity, analysis and lists.

The right side deals with rhythm, awareness, imagination, daydreaming, colour and dimension.

Which side of your brain do you use the most?
The answer is probably left, right?
This is because...
The main feature of your notes are words
You make notes in lists
Your notes are vertical and in a downwards structure
Your notes are on lined paper
You try to be smart about what you do
But most importantly, when you try to remember something, you try to remember the facts and figures.

You see what I mean, you are only using HALF of your brain to remember things. Imagine if you could incorporate both sides of your brain into learning and remembering things. Your brain power would double! But that is only just the start.

Do this quick exercise to show yourself how your brain literally loves using the right side of your brain too.

Think about the last concert you went to. Think about it for a few seconds...

What band/ singer was playing?
What songs were they playing?
What was the venue like?
Was anybody there with you?

Now tell me how your brain thought about this.
Did it come up with a list of all the things that happened?
I think not!
Your brain, most likely gave you a picture in your mind of what this concert was like. You pictured the band, you heard a snippet of the songs they were playing, you pictured the stage.

Do you see what I am getting at?
If you use both sides of your brain (the organic mind will teach you how), your brain power doubles. But the organic mind does not stop there. I have jam-packed this website with loads up to date info on how to get the most out of your brain.

Want to know how to mind map, speed read and use your memory to remember things a whole lot better? This website will help you do this. Use the left side navigation to make your way through the site. HAVE FUN!

Charlie Donald,
The Organic Mind

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