Mental Models

A Listmania! list by Bijoy Goswami "author, The Human Fabric" (Austin, TX USA)
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On Intelligence
1.  On Intelligence by Sandra Blakeslee
The list author says:
  "The cortex, the newest part of the human brain, is responsible for our unique ability to build complex mental models. It builds time-based hierarchical models of all phenomenon."
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Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else
2.  Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else by Geoff Colvin
The list author says:
  "A robust and evolving mental model of a particular domain is critical to developing deep capability through deliberate practice. (pg 122)"
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In Pursuit of Elegance: Why the Best Ideas Have Something Missing
3.  In Pursuit of Elegance: Why the Best Ideas Have Something Missing by Matthew E. May
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Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid
4.  Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid by Douglas R. Hofstadter
The list author says:
  "the universe: a fractal fugue!"
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Old Masters and Young Geniuses: The Two Life Cycles of Artistic Creativity
5.  Old Masters and Young Geniuses: The Two Life Cycles of Artistic Creativity by David W. Galenson
The list author says:
  "Two very different models of creativity and excellence"
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