RetrievalPractice.org is a hub of research, resources, and teaching strategies based on the science of learning. By increasing access to rigorous scientifically-tested strategies, educators will have the power to transform teaching and learning worldwide.
Founder of RetrievalPractice.org
Assistant Professor, Cognitive Scientist, & Former K-12 Teacher
Pooja K. Agarwal, Ph.D. is an expert in the field of cognitive science, passionate about bridging gaps between education and the science of learning.
Pooja has conducted research on retrieval practice and learning in K-12 public schools for 15 years and she is co-authoring a forthcoming book with a K-12 teacher, entitled Powerful Teaching: Unleash the Science of Learning (Jossey-Bass, Spring 2019).
Pooja's research has been published in leading peer-reviewed psychology journals; featured in the New York Times, Education Week, and Scientific American; and highlighted in numerous books, podcasts, and videos.
In addition to founding RetrievalPractice.org, Pooja is an Assistant Professor at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, teaching psychological science to exceptional undergraduate musicians. She also serves as a consultant and facilitates professional development workshops on the science of learning around the world. Pooja received her Ph.D. from Washington University in St. Louis, under the mentorship of distinguished memory scholar Henry L. Roediger, III (author of Make It Stick).