The value of a mental model

March 24, 2017 Published by

This is a great mental model! A mental model is a story, analogy, or drawing to explain something. It makes learning so much faster!

side sleep benefits

Research shows sleeping on the left side has lots of health benefits. It allows for waste materials in your body to be removed more easily by the lymphatic system while you sleep. And, as illustrated in the mental model, it reduces heartburn.

Sleeping on your left side is also good for your heart, for relieving back pain, and it’s great for pregnant women. What would mental models for these other health benefits look like?

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This post was written by Ruby Payne

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