Tag: Todd Zakrajsek

The New Science of Learning: How to Learn in Harmony with Your Brain


Author: Todd D. Zakrajsek Published: June 27, 2022 UTHSC Library While preserving the elements that have made the previous two editions so successful―such as chapters on sleep, exercise, memory and mindset―this third edition introduces students to wholly new aspects of brain function and how they impact learning; and furthermore, addresses the challenges of learning online.… Read More

Quick and Easy Strategies Faculty Can Use to Improve Student Learning

Dr. Zakrajsek discusses research in educational and cognitive psychology that demonstrates that when it comes to student learning, how we teach is often just as important, or even more important, than what we teach. Although not anyone’s goal, it is possible to teach in ways that make learning difficult. The good news is that it… Read More



  • Todd Zakrajsek, PhD. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill