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Mental Models (III)

Mental Models (III)

Why we should learn from our environment and be ready to constantly update our mental models. As humans and by using mental models we usually end up in a situation where we end up getting in our own way. It’s hard to understand a system that we are part of because we have blind spots, where we can’t see what we aren’t looking for, and don’t notice what we don’t notice. This happens because we forget that mental models are…

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Mental Models (II)

Mental Models (II)

A way to cope with the changing world As the world changes at an increasingly fast rate every year the importance of different ways of thinking becomes ever so apparent because they give you a way to look at something from a new perspective. This perspective is something that not many, if any, people will have, because for it you need to have the exact same set of models and much smaller is the probability of them facing the same…

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The human brain and biases

The human brain and biases

Objectivity as we know it is usually defined as being able to make a judgment or coming to a certain conclusion while getting rid of any possible bias. Meaning that we usually say we are objective when we know which could be the things that affect our decision making and making up for them so that their effect is the least possible. The problem with this, is that we can try to get rid of thoughts that make us less…

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