Books and DVD's

Books and DVD’s

Tony Buzan’s written career has comprised of the most innovative and accomplished theory on the brain and thought processes of the last decades. Tony’s published books begin with his BBC series, and encompass subjects as diverse as study skills, business, language learning and social intelligence.

 

This amazing written career has seen Tony hailed as one of the greatest thinkers of our generation. Tony Buzan’s varied books have become mandatory reading for anyone who wants to boost their mental literacy, maximise their potential and be more dynamic.

 

Tony Buzan will do for the brain what Stephen Hawking did for the universe

Raymond Keene OBE, International Chess Grandmaster, The Times

 

The Official Biography of Tony Buzan

The man who introduced the world to Mind Maps

This fascinating book takes a look inside the mind of Tony Buzan, the man who invented Mind Mapping and taught the world a whole new way of thinking.

 

Read about the inspirations, influences, discoveries and challenges on his journey to help royalty, global figures, celebrities, governments, business leaders, and how he has transformed educational theory and practice around the world.

Modern Mind Mapping for Smarter Thinking

This book brings Mind Mapping into the modern age with a bang. Four decades ago, Tony Buzan invented the game-changing thinking tool, the Mind Map. Now over 250 million people are utilising this infinitely flexible tool and its applications have multiplied to span all areas of education, business and home life. In this latest collaboration with creator of iMindMap software and author of GRASP The Solution, Chris Griffiths, the inventor of Mind Maps explores and defines their relevance today. 

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You will learn both the theory and the practise of an infinitely versatile technique from the inventor himself and world experts in the field of innovative thinking. Discover how to update your thinking by using: – Powerful, practical applications for Mind Mapping in everyday life- Different thinking modes to find better solutions- Simple memory techniques to drastically improve your recall- Daydreaming processes to generate huge creative leaps With a collective 60 years of research and experience, Tony Buzan and Chris Griffiths will show you how to take the most powerful thinking tool available and use it to turbo-charge your creativity, productivity and success in the modern age.

Quick Steps to a Better Memory

‘The Most Important Graph’ in the World unleashes powerful truths about our memory and how we learn and behave. Discover how you can use this knowledge to deliver presentations and speeches with real impact, make your PR and marketing resonate, raise your social and emotional IQ, develop your creativity and intelligence, maximise your time, and create a more meaningful, memorable life.

The people and organisations that already understand and employ the power of this graph are the leaders in their respective fields. Learn the secrets behind the success of renowned orators, Olympic athletes and international business magnates through this single graph.

Mind Maps for Business

‘Mind Maps for Business’ is the groundbreaking new book written by Tony Buzan and Chris Griffiths, CEO of ThinkBuzan. This definitive guide will show you how Mind Mapping can help you develop superior capabilities in core thinking skills. Learn how to apply this revolutionary thinking tool to a variety of practical situations: from negotiation, to presenting, to leadership, to goal setting.

The book is packed with invaluable tips and insights, and includes inspiring case studies from the world’s top organisations. This book will help you to think clearly and creatively, make assertive decisions and develop powerful and profitable strategies. ‘Mind Maps for Business’ is mandatory reading for anyone wanting to get better results whether at home, within education or in the workplace.

The Mind Map Book


There are no limits to the number of thoughts, ideas and connections that your brain can make – read The Mind Map Book to let the journey begin!

“The Mind Map Book” introduces a revolutionary system of planning and note-taking that has already changed the lives of millions of people across the globe. The…”

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“The Mind Map Book” introduces a revolutionary system of planning and note-taking that has already changed the lives of millions of people across the globe. The Mind Map, which has been called the ‘Swiss army knife for the brain’, is a ground-breaking, note-taking technique that is already used by more than 250 million people worldwide and has taken the educational and business world by storm. This book, the definitive full-colour illustrated edition of “The Mind Map Book” (Tony and Barry Buzan’s multi-million-copy bestseller) introduces you to the fundamental operational principles of the ultimate bio-computer – your brain! In addition to helping you maximise your brain power, the book also features a range of stimulating exercises and a lavish and inspirational collection of photographs and original Mind Maps that illustrate the technique.

“I can highly recommend this to all newcomers to the “Art of Mind Mapping” as well as to those who are currently using Mind Maps on a regular basis. The section on self analysis and problem solving is particularly mind blowing,!”
CAROL AYRE, BRAIN TRUST

“Tony Buzan is the Neil Armstrong of the mind! His Mind Map Book is the next giant leap for mankind.”
MICHAEL GELB, PRESIDENT, HIGH PERFORMANCE LEARNING

The Memory Book

Think faster, sharper and remember far more than you ever thought possible. The Memory Book reveals the phenomenal potential of your memory – and how you can make the most of it.

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Remember anything you want with The Memory Book.

Tony Buzan, the world’s bestselling author on the brain and learning, reveals revolutionary memory techniques that have produced some of the most impressive human memories on this planet.

As well as dramatically improving your ability to remember, you’ll increase your IQ, think more creatively and imaginatively, and, in turn, achieve greater success in all areas of your life.

Use it to remember names, dates, numbers, speeches, whole books – ANYTHING!

“I used the principles in The Memory Book to win eight World Memory Championships. Use this book to improve vastly your memory, increase your self-confidence, grow your imagination, and, yes, achieve a higher IQ!”
Dominic O’Brien. Eight times World Memory Champion

The Speed Reading Book

Double, if not quadruple, your current reading speed!

“Tony’s innovative approach to this subject makes speed reading easy to understand, enabling you to apply it immediately to all aspects of your life. It’s fun as well! It …”

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Double, if not quadrulpe, your current reading speed!

Right now vast amounts of data are being produced and transferred around the world. Each year this equates to millions of times more than the information contained in every single book ever published. To succeed in this age of information overload, we need to have skills that enable us to take in and assimilate a lot of information fast.

Tony’s innovative approach to this subject makes speed reading easy to understand, enabling you to apply it immediately to all aspects of your life. It’s fun as well! It is an ideal tool for students, teachers, executives – indeed, anyone eager to improve the speed, comprehension and quality of their reading.

“The book that changed my life. After having three children, and eight years out of work, I started on a business management course. But, having little time on my hands and being a slow reader anyway, it was taking me for ever to get through the text books. Then a friend recommended this book. It’s easy to use and really helped me. I can now get through a 200-page text book in two hours and an average novel in three hours.”
CATHY MAYNARD

Use Your Memory

“Use Your Memory” – the potential of the human memory is phenomenal. But do you know how to make the most of yours?

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“Use Your Memory” – the potential of the human memory is phenomenal. But do you know how to make the most of yours?

In this edition if the BBC classic Use Your Memory, the secrets of how to improve your memory are fascinatingly revealed by Tony Buzan. He teaches you how to improve your memory for names, numbers, dates and lists and also for speeches, articles, poetry and whole books. There are sections for card players, for people learning new languages and for those studying for exams, as well as an intriguing chapter on how to recall your dreams.

Use Your Head

Innovative Learning and Thinking Techniques to Fulfil Your Potential

Are you worried that you’re not achieving your full potential? Use Your Head will:

  1. Teach you the vital skills of Learning How to Think and Learn
  2. Increase your creative thinking and problem-solving capacity
  3. Enable you to make the best of your brain
  4. Provide you with both the confidence and the means to fulfil your own mental potential
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Are you worried that you’re not achieving your full potential? A few years after this classic book on how to improve your brainpower was first published, a fairly average student announced that he intended to try for a place at Cambridge University. His chances were assessed as ‘slim’, since his grades were usually unexceptional. But with the help of “Use Your Head”, he went on to achieve four As at A-level, two starred firsts at Cambridge and a top job with a multi-national company. Since 1974, “Use Your Head” has been translated into over 27 languages, has been published in five continents and 100 countries, has sold well over a million copies and still the demand increases! “Use Your Head” will: teach you the vital skills of learning how to think and learn; increase your creative thinking and problem-solving capacity; enable you to make the best of your brain; and provide you with both the confidence and the means to fulfil your own mental potential.

“Finding a copy of ‘Use Your Head’ was a truly life changing moment. You are truly one of the great minds of our time and deserve a far higher global profile. Thank you for all your great work. May it never stop.”
JAMES R DIBLEY MA, CARDIFF

Master Your Memory

More Inspiring Ways to Increase the Power of Your Memory, Focus and Creativity

This edition of Master Your Memory introduces you to the last great memory invention of the last millennium – the Self-Enhancing Master memory matrix.

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This edition of Master Your Memory introduces you to the last great memory invention of the last millennium – the Self-Enhancing Master memory matrix. This technique will allow you to memorise anything from ten to fifty thousand items with comparative ease, while at the same time exercising and improving your Memory Muscle.

The Buzan Study Skills Handbook

In “Buzan’s Study Skills”, three of Tony Buzan’s most enduring subjects – Memory, Speed Reading and Mind Mapping – are combined in a single guide.

In “Buzan’s Study Skills”, three of Tony Buzan’s most enduring subjects – Memory, Speed Reading and Mind Mapping – are combined in a single guide to enable students to make the most of their studies. Improve grades, make more effective notes, plan better essays, make associations between different subjects, have at-a-glance notes and records for easy revision, learn how to use effective memory techniques to recall information and increase reading speeds up to 1000 words per minute. The perfect guide for any student who wants to get more from their studies, improve their brainpower, consolidate their concentration and learn from the master of memory – Tony Buzan.

Embracing Change

Essential Steps to Make Your Future Today

Master change and achieve your goals. Change is a feature of our lives. Everything around us and even inside us is constantly changing, whether we like it or not.

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Master change and achieve your goals. Change is a feature of our lives. Everything around us and even inside us is constantly changing, whether we like it or not. In his latest bestseller, Tony Buzan draws on his highly effective Mind Mapping and mental development techniques to help you understand and master change. Whatever your current circumstances, Tony enables you to develop your confidence in the face of change, and enhance your ability to transform your future. Change – Understand change and how you are affected by it. Enable – Realize how flexible you can be in response to change. Transform – Use Buzan’s Tools for Transformation to turn change into opportunity.

Brilliant Memory

Unlock the Power of Your Mind (Bite Size)

This ‘bite-size’ version is of one of Tony Buzan’s most enduring topics: Memory. Here Tony unlocks the secrets of how to improve your memory for all manner of useful purposes.

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This ‘bite-size’ version is of one of Tony Buzan’s most enduring topics; Memory. Here Tony unlocks the secrets of how to improve your memory for all manner of useful purposes. At home, in school or at work. From names, numbers and shopping lists to speeches, articles and poetry. This book offers a swift introduction to Tony’s tried, tested and very successful techniques.

Mind Mapping (Bite Size)

Kickstart Your Creativity and Transform Your Life

This ‘bite-size’ version is of one of Tony Buzan’s most enduring topics: Mind Mapping. The Mind Map, which has been called the ‘Swiss army knife for the brain’, is a ground-breaking note-taking technique.

Speed Reading (Bite Size)

Accelerate Your Speed and Understanding for Success

This ‘bite-size’ version is of one of Tony Buzan’s enduring topics: Speed Reading. Tony’s innovative approach to this subject makes speed reading easy to understand.

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This ‘bite-size’ version is of one of Tony Buzan’s enduring topics; Speed Reading. Tony’s innovative approach to this subject makes speed reading easy to understand, enabling you to apply it immediately to all aspects of your life. It’s fun as well! An ideal tool for students, teachers, executives – indeed, anyone eager to improve the speed, comprehension and quality of their reading.

Mind Maps for Kids: Max Your Memory and Concentration


Tony Buzan shares the amazing memory techniques behind his master mind and shows kids how they too can become champions of their own memories and enjoy greater self-esteem and success in everything they do.

Mind Maps for Kids: An Introduction


“Tony Buzan has been teaching children all over the world for the past thirty years and has proved that Mind Maps are the magic formula in the classroom: remembering facts…”

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Tony Buzan has been teaching children all over the world for the past thirty years and has proved that Mind Maps are the magic formula in the classroom: remembering facts and figures is a piece of cake, planning is a doddle and getting stuck for an answer is a thing of the past.

“Tony Buzan deserves a medal for coming up with the sanity-saving concept of Mind Maps, which make difficult mental tasks possible, even pleasurable, by engaging the right side of the brain, where colour and creativity reign.”
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“This is one to buy for the children and the grandchildren, the sort of book you wish you had yourself in the long ago, a planning system that cuts down homework time, eases memorisation, note-making, revision. In fact all the drudgery of schoolwork.”
IRISH NEWS (Belfast)

Mind Maps for Kids: Study Skills

Children, their parents and teachers are all accutely aware of the pressures to succeed in school exams but do not always have the best tools to revise effectively. Mind Mapping is a breakthrough system of planning and note-taking that cuts revision time in half with double the results. Tony Buzan shows just how easy Mind Mapping is and how kids can use it.

“This is easy to follow and should make revision altogether more fun. Aimed at 12-16 years.”
GARY DEANE, OTTAKAR’S BOOKSELLER BUYERS GUIDE

French: Beginner Plus (Collins Language Revolution)

Language Revolution Beginner Plus is the perfect way to master French – to a level that will enable you to mix socially with your hosts and even deal with estate agents if you are house-hunting.

The Beginner Plus kit is the next stage of the language learning technique developed by Tony Buzan, the internationally-renowned expert on the brain and inventor of Mind Maps. Tony uses the ‘twin pillars’ of association and imagination to capture the essence of language in a way that will be remembered – forever!

 

Spanish: Beginner Plus (Collins Language Revolution)

Language Revolution Beginner Plus is the perfect way to master Spanish – to a level that will enable you to mix socially with your hosts and even deal with estate agents if you are house-hunting.

The Beginner Plus kit is the next stage of the language learning technique developed by Tony Buzan, the internationally-renowned expert on the brain and inventor of Mind Maps. Tony uses the ‘twin pillars’ of association and imagination to capture the essence of language in a way that will be remembered – forever!