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How a Polymath Mastered Math—and So Can You; ‘Mindshift’ author Barbara Oakley on the science and practice of learning—and finding love at the South Pole.

Barbara Oakley, Science Friday’s Ira Flatow, New York Times science reporter Ben Carey, appearing on Ira Flatow’s “Science Friday”

“With an investment of $5,000 in video supplies and free labor from family, Oakland University engineering professor Barbara Oakley became the most popular online instructor in the world….”

NY Times article about Barb’s work with Learning How to Learn

speaking for the National Academy of Sciences at the Sackler Auditorium Colloquium

with Pimm Fox on Bloomberg News

at Google HQ speaking about learning

Press coverage

The Limitations of Memorization and Quiet Study Places

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5 ways to keep learning till 90! (Times of India)

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Review of the audio edition of Mindshift in AudioFile

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“How a Complete Novice Created the World’s Largest Online Course in Her Basement” (Mindshift excerpt in the Observer)

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BW Disrupt: “Coursera Launches ‘Mindshift’ Course to Catapult Career Advancement”

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What One of Coursera’s Most Popular Instructors Wishes All Employers Knew About Online Learning

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“Watch: How daydreaming can help students to succeed,” TES Professional, Kat Arney

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“Want to teach around the world? Throw the MOOC at them, expert tells McMaster audience,” Wade Hemsworth, Daily News

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“Science Says You Should Leave Work at 2 p.m. and Go For a Walk,” Mother Jones

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