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Assistant Professor, Cognitive Scientist, Former K-12 Teacher, & Founder of RetrievalPractice.org
Pooja K. Agarwal, Ph.D. is an expert in the field of cognitive science. She has conducted research on retrieval practice and student learning for more than 10 years, in collaboration with distinguished memory scholar Henry L. Roediger, III (author of Make It Stick). Passionate about evidence-based education, Pooja has extensive teaching experience in K-12 public schools and expertise in education policy at state and national levels. Currently, she is an Assistant Professor at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, teaching psychological science to exceptional undergraduate musicians.
To advance the use of scientifically-based learning strategies, Pooja contributes her expertise through collaborations with students, educators, scientists, and policymakers worldwide. Pooja's research is supported by grants from the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Education. In addition, her work has been featured in the New York Times, Education Week, and Scientific American, as well as academic journals, books, and podcasts.