Thinking

There is evidence to suggest walking promotes creativity and thinking. Anecdotal evidence from Darwin and Dickens stated that their best thinking was done while walking1.

Mental Models are ways for understanding the world and how things work.

Systems Thinking is a way of analyzing complex problems in terms of their components, relationships and as an overall system.

Brainstorming

Image schemas are abstract concepts that map to real life events. When writing image schemas are useful for grounding a concept.

Re-evaluating a belief

Game Theory

Estimation

Order of Magnitude Estimation (Fermi)

Anti-patterns

Fallacies are common logical reasoning errors. Whereas biases are physcological tendencies that cloud rationality and objectivity2.

Biases


References

1.
DeSilva, J. On the Link Between Great Thinking and Obsessive Walking. at https://lithub.com/on-the-link-between-great-thinking-and-obsessive-walking/ (2021).
2.
Lau, J. & Chan, J. [F] Fallacies and biases. Critical thinking web at https://philosophy.hku.hk/think/fallacy/.