We See What we Find Valuable, but Need Different Mental Models to Solve Problems

This post is part of a new series on conversations worthy of attention. New email subscribers will receive it as part of the weekly digest. We spend our days going through tasks and often make our money in tactical mode. It’s a data-driven world. Every so often it becomes useful to make some space and go beyond information to build new knowledge. For example by riffing on two different ideas we come across. Idea #1: We see what we find valuable. This was confirmed recently by two studies published in Science#, as reported by Quanta magazine#. Each of the two…


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