Threshold concepts are the tricky ideas that underpin so much knowledge. In teaching them, it is important to recognize that a correct answer is not necessarily evidence of understanding.
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Kaiser, N. Mimicry is not mastery. Nat Rev Chem 2, 197–198 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41570-018-0037-3
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