It’s often hard to understand our complex tech-driven world. That’s why we need “mental models” to simplify the complex and make it more understandable.
Charlie Munger is a famously successful lawyer who popularized the idea of using mental models. In this episode, Ernie explores how lawyers can use this tool to “make their thinking visible” as they do their knowledge work.
- The Psychology of Human Misjudgment, (a YouTube recording of a 1995 speech given by Charlie Munger at Harvard University)
- The Revised Psychology of Human Misjudgment, by Charlie Munger
- Mental Models: The Best Way to Make Intelligent Decisions (~100 Models Explained)
- The Great Mental Models Volume 1: General Thinking Concepts, by Shane Parrish & Rhiannon Beaubien
- The Great Mental Models Volume 2: Physics, Chemistry and Biology, by Rhiannon Beaubien
- The Great Mental Models Volume 3: Systems and Mathematics, by Rhiannon Beaubien & Rosie Leizrowice
- Ultralearning: Master Hard Skills, Outsmart the Competition, and Accelerate Your Career, by Scott Young & James Clear
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