Mental Models

A mental model is either an effective skill or knowledge structure that can be applied and adapted in various situations.

It is very much like an algorithm to solve a particular pattern of problems (problems similar in nature), although they may span a variety of fields.

Learn How to Acquire Mental Models.

Amongst those who speak of mental models are: Charlie Munger and Shane Parrish.



Literature Notes

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