Learning From the Feynman Technique

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Aug 5, 2017 · 8 min read
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  • In the 1940s, his invention of the Feynman Diagram helped bring much-needed visual clarification to the enigmatic behavior of subatomic particles.
  • His work helping scientists understand the interaction of light and matter earned him a share of a Nobel Prize in 1965.
  • His work has directly influenced the fields of nanotechnology, quantum computing, and particle physics.
  • In 1986, his research and explanations were critical in helping to understand the cause of the space shuttle Challenger disaster.

The Feynman Technique

Have you ever had a coworker who used business-speak, or had a teacher explain something with language that was difficult to understand?

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Attribution for Feynman diagram: By JabberWok at the English language Wikipedia, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=1601027

Drawing on passions

Feynman was a believer in a multi-disciplinary approach to learning and found connections to his work in creative outlets like drawing and music. He never stopped asking questions — who, what, and why?

Making things stick forever

The next time you stare at an empty notebook page, think about turning that page into an opportunity.


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