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What Do YOU Care What Other People Think?: Further Adventures of a Curious Character Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 1: The Making of a Scientist Summary

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Part 1: The Making of a Scientist Summary and Analysis

As a baby, Richard Feynman has an early introduction to math and science. His father sets up small bathroom tiles on his high-chair tray in distinct color patterns—two blue, one white, etc. This process establishes a basis and appreciation for math in the future scientist. Richard's father takes the young boy on nature hikes. The behavior of wild birds has more interest to his father than the names given to them by humans. Richard's father teaches him to be curious and question things, not assuming conventional wisdom is correct and delving deeper and beyond just the superficial level. Why did the birds peck at their feathers? Did they peck at them more before or after flying? Richard observes the ball in his wagon moving and stopping when rolling his wagon about, questioning why...

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