Why Is It Important To Use Color In My Mind Maps?

using color in your mind maps

Perhaps the most striking thing about looking at a well constructed Mind Map is the fact it is drawn in color.  This is one of the fundamental principles of Mind Mapping and any good guidance on using the technique will always include “use color”.

So why is it so important?

Well to give you the quick answer, color activates more of the brain, it makes the map more engaging and interesting, allows you to classify and differentiate and makes it easier to remember and recall.

You might want to check out this article on the importance of using color in your mind maps where we give you a graphic illustration of the difference when you don’t.

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