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Pooja Agarwal

Cognitive Scientist & Book Author
Powerful Teaching/

Pooja K. Agarwal, Ph.D. (@RetrieveLearn) is a cognitive scientist, conducting research on how students learn since 2005. She is the author of the book Powerful Teaching: Unleash the Science of Learning, and an Assistant Professor at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, teaching psychological science to exceptional undergraduate musicians. She is also the Founder of, a hub of strategies and resources based on the science of learning for 15,000 teachers around the world.

Her research has been published in leading journals; highlighted by The New York Times, NPR, and Education Week; and recognized by the National Science Foundation. Her love of learning formed at the outset of her career as a 4th and 5th grade teacher in St. Louis, Missouri. She received her Ph.D. from Washington University in St. Louis.

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Events featuring Pooja Agarwal
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