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The Great Mental Models Volume 2: Physics, Chemistry, and Biology

Volume 2 of The Great Mental Models brings to life the big ideas from physics, chemistry, and biology. These ideas allow you to avoid problems, make better decisions, and live a better life.

Inside you’ll learn how understanding how thermodynamics helps you get what you want, how alloying create unique markets, and how core human instincts like self-preservation explain behavior. And so much more.

If you want to make decisions based on how the world works you need to understand the invariant ideas and interconnections.

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The Great Mental Models Volume 1: General Thinking Concepts

The Instant Wall-Street Journal Bestseller!

A proven framework for thinking better. A thorough understanding of these 9 models will improve the way you approach problems, consider opportunities, and make difficult decisions.

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