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SANJAY SARMA is the head of Open Learning at MIT. A professor of mechanical engineering by training, he has worked in the fields of energy and transportation; computational geometry; computer assisted design; and has been a pioneer in RFID technology. He has an undergraduate degree from IIT Kanpur as well as advanced degrees from Carnegie Mellon and UC Berkeley.

LUKE YOQUINTO is a science writer who covers learning and education, as well as aging and demographic change in his role as a researcher at the MIT AgeLab. His work can be found in publications such as The Washington Post, Slate, The Wall Street Journal, and The Atlantic. He is a graduate of Boston University's science journalism program.

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"Compelling...Delightful as well as convincing in its plea that educators place learning over winnowing and access over exclusivity."
-Kirkus (starred review)

"A remarkable book, both lively and scholarly. I strongly recommend it for anyone interested in the history of ideas about learning and who is interested in improving teaching and learning."
-Henry L. Roediger, III, coauthor of Make it Stick

"An amazing book... The authors provide an overview of the neural and cognitive processes that support learning...They make a convincing case that students have an amazing capacity to learn."
-Robert A. Bjork, Distinguished Research Professor of Psychology, UCLA

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