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Albert Einstein

“If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough"

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4-steps of the Feynman Technique
  1. Identify the topic
  2. Teach it to a child
  3. Identify knowledge gaps
  4. Simplify

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The Feynman Technique
  • It is a systematic method of understanding, simplifying, and explaining difficult concepts
  • It is based around the idea that one of the most effective techniques to enhance our understanding is to imagine that we're teaching the material to someone who has absolutely no idea about the topic.

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