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What are Mental Models?

Date: March 29 2020

Summary: A brief synopsis on what mental models are

Keywords: ##zettel #mentalmodels #structure #thinking #knowledge #archive


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  1. How To Cite
  2. References
  3. Discussion:

Mental models are provide you with patterns of thinking. To paraphrase the author, Sonke Ahrens, in his book, How to Take Smart Notes, well-crafted structures (in our case mental models) are things you can trust as it works in the background to manage everything that prevents you from getting to what is of most importance [1]

How To Cite

Zelko, Jacob. What are Mental Models?. March 29 2020.


[1] S. Ahrens, How to Take Smart Notes: One Simple Technique to Boost Writing, Learning and Thinking – for Students, Academics and Nonfiction Book Writers. 2017.


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