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 RetrievalPractice.org, 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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