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MPR explores science of learning with Sashank Varma

Sashank Varma Sashank Varma, assistant professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, was a guest Sept. 9 on Minnesota Public Radio's Midmorning show. With Professor Henry Roediger of Washington University, Varma addressed current research on how we learn and retain information. Answering questions from callers and host Kate Smith, he described current research connecting brain science, studying, and learning, with emphasis on the potential for practical applications in the classroom.

The research of Sashank Varma and Keisha Varma, also an assistant professor in educational psychology, is featured in "Mind matters" in the summer 2010 issue of Connect.

Hear the MPR broadcast below:

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