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* "I first got the idea from this method from the Nobel prize winning physicist, Richard Feynman. In his autobiography, he describes himself struggling with a hard research paper. His solution was to go meticulously through the supporting material until he understood everything that was required to understand the hard idea." [http://calnewport.com/blog/2012/10/26/mastering-linear-algebra-in-10-days-astounding-experiments-in-ultra-learning/]
  
 
The technique (in its modern form) seems to have been created/popularized by [[Scott Young]] around August 2011.
 
The technique (in its modern form) seems to have been created/popularized by [[Scott Young]] around August 2011.

Revision as of 23:57, 5 November 2018

The Feynman technique is a learning technique designed to deeply understand a topic and for reducing the illusion of explanatory depth.

History

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  • "I first got the idea from this method from the Nobel prize winning physicist, Richard Feynman. In his autobiography, he describes himself struggling with a hard research paper. His solution was to go meticulously through the supporting material until he understood everything that was required to understand the hard idea." [1]

The technique (in its modern form) seems to have been created/popularized by Scott Young around August 2011.

See also

References