Robby speaks with Dr. Felienne Hermans, Author and Associate Professor at Leiden University. They discuss the importance of building mental models, the difference between short-term and working memory, and how to take control of your own onboarding by confirming assumptions and asking effective questions. Dr. Felienne also talks about steps to understand a new-to-you codebase, as well as exercises to improve how you read code.
- Dr. Felienne's Website
- Dr. Felienne's Twitter
- The Programmers Brain
- [Book Recommendation] What I Talk About When I Talk About Running, Haruki Murakami
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