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What skills are needed for physics?

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I already know that math skills are required for physics, but what other skills are required for physics?

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love for the subject...
 
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I already know that math skills are required for physics, but what other skills are required for physics?

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Visualization of the problem that you are trying to solve.

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If you're on the experimental side, skills in programming, machining, and electronics are useful
 
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but what other skills are required for physics?

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People skills. Maturity.
 
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Additionally, reading comprehension and being able to follow directions is useful. If you post in the correct forum in the first place, your thread won't be moved.
 
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Patience and dedication are pretty essential to be succesful in physics.
 

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