Mental Models: Simple Frameworks to Change How You See the World

What is a Mental Model?

Let's define mental models. A mental model is an explanation of someone's thought process about how something works in the real world.

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Mental Models List

The Red Queen Effect (biology) – In the words of Alan Watts, “an increase in the pace of living without any fundamental change in position.”

Power Law (mathematics) – a majority of the effects are driven by a few of the causes. Commonly known as the 80/20 Rule or the Pareto Principle.

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