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Mental Models

Bijoy Goswami "author, The Human Fabric"
 
On Intelligence
On Intelligence
"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."
Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else
Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else
"A robust and evolving mental model of a particular domain is critical to developing deep capability through deliberate practice. (pg 122)"
In Pursuit of Elegance: Why the Best Ideas Have Something Missing
In Pursuit of Elegance: Why the Best Ideas Have Something Missing
Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid
Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid
"the universe: a fractal fugue!"
Old Masters and Young Geniuses: The Two Life Cycles of Artistic Creativity
Old Masters and Young Geniuses: The Two Life Cycles of Artistic Creativity
"Two very different models of creativity and excellence"