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Nobel laureate Richard Feynman's technique to learn and understand concepts deeply and easily includes 4 steps ; check them out

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A Nobel Prize winner's simple technique for learning anything quickly and effectively

A Nobel Prize winner's simple technique for learning anything quickly and effectively

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Feynman Technique

  • The Feynman technique can be used to learn anything.
  • It was devised by the Nobel laureate Richard Feynman.
  • The idea is that when you can teach something in the simplest way possible, you will master it.

The goal of learning is to understand the world better. But more often than not, the way we learn doesn't help us to achieve this.

You end up memorizing something exactly as it's written in a book or as the teacher explained it to you, so it doesn't take long for this knowl...

Feynman's technique isn't limited to mathematics or physics. You can apply it to anything.

This step allows you to establish whether you've learned what you studied or you just thought you had.

Explain the concept in your own words as if you were trying to teach it to a child.

When you try to break things down into simple ideas wit...

Only when you can explain the subject in simple terms will you understand it.

This means the knowledge will stick with you and not disappear, as it can when you try to memorize something.

Review your notes and study material for anything you still don't understand.

Don't stop until you can deliver a simple, natural explanation.

Go back to steps two and three as many times as you need.

It probably won't take as long as you think.

"You must not fool yourself, and you are the easiest person to fool."

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