Neuro-linguistics and mental mapping as determinants of the development of critical thinking

prof. Gabriela Petrová & Nina Kozárová, Univerzita Konštantína Filozofa v Nitre, Slovakia, ID LLCE2017-132;     Abstract: Most people who have gone through institutionalized education has the experience that learning is an extremely laborious, slow and necessarily repeating process. In the present paper, the authors present opportunities to make teaching a foreign language more effective using methods of mental mapping, i.e. implementing the knowledge of neurolinguistics and mental maps in the learning process.

Keywords: neurolinguistics mental mapping, coding, learning strategies, keyword term, basic concepts.