How to harness mental models to make better decisions — and improve our lives, our work and our future.
'Framers brilliantly shows that mental models are at the heart of creativity, critical thinking and innovation'
'A paean to cognitive agility and the elasticity of the imagination'
'A tightly written prescription for smart thinking'
'Fascinating ... how people can improve the way they think to stay ahead of the machine'
`This sharp book…is an important read—a steady hand for our turbulent times'
bestselling author of Think Again
'Wonderfully stimulating... will teach you to see around corners'
bestselling author and FT columnist
`A great book filled with fresh perspectives'
SELECTED ARTICLES AND CASE STUDIES
The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Mental models
Framing lets us go beyond the data to see what isn’t there — a powerful cognitive tool for making decisions and attaining our goals.
Framers: Why mental models are humans’ superpower
Frames or mental models enable us to make sense of new situations. They guide the decisions we make and the results we attain. And only humans, not machines, can frame.
Francis is the author of numerous academic articles in prominent management, analytics and economics journals such as Management Science, Operations Research, American Economics Review and others.