Powerful Mental Models
The Vault

Concepts, ideas and tools for everyday use.

Explore vs. Exploit

The Streetlight Effect

Mean Regression

Why Errors Dominate Everything

Signal vs. Noise

Asch Conformity

False Dichotomies

Via Negativa

The Control-Concern-Focus Principle

The Region-Beta Paradox

The Dunning Kruger Effect

The Anna Karenina Principle

Higher Order Consequences

The Hedonic Treadmill

Causal Reductionism

The Overton Window