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Mental models

Learn more about general thinking strategies and tactics, including decision-making, problem-solving, and productivity.

Mental models

Is lack of curiosity an age-related condition?

What is it about children that makes them ask so many curious and thoughtful questions that adults can’t answer, or never even think to ask?

Mental models

#183 – James Clear: Building & Changing Habits

“If you’re going to be building habits anyway, you might as well understand what they are and how they work and how to shape them so that you can be the architect of your habits and not the victim of them.” —James Clear

Mental models

#154 – Steve Levitt, Ph.D.: A rogue economist’s view on climate change, mental health, the ethics of experiments, and more

“What economists do now is they’re asked not just to estimate parameters really well, but to embed those parameters into models, which then have enough degrees of freedom that you can start to imagine: if I turn this dial to that dial, what would happen?” —Steve Levitt

Mental models

Psychedelic Santa; The dog that didn’t bark

A few things worth checking out: 12-27-2020

Mental models

A few things worth sharing: 10-25-2020

The Challenger flight; Addressing climate change, post-pandemic

Mental models

#130 – Carol Tavris, Ph.D. & Elliot Aronson, Ph.D.: Recognizing and overcoming cognitive dissonance

“If someone really is certain about something, they have almost certainly frozen their ability to change their minds when they need to.” – Carol Tavris

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