Barbara Oakley
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Barbara Oakley

Author of the world's most popular online course "Learn how to learn" with more than 2.5 million students, prominent scientist in neuroscience, Professor of Engineering at Oakland University, linguist, translator of Russian language, USA
Barbara Oakley
Barbara Oakley, PhD, PE is a Professor of Engineering at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan; Michigan’s Distinguished Professor of the Year; and Coursera’s inaugural “Innovation Instructor.” Teaches the world’s largest MOOC, Learning How to Learn, through Coursera-UCSD, with over two million registered students. Her work focuses on the complex relationship between neuroscience and social behavior. Dr. Oakley’s research has been described as “revolutionary” in the Wall Street Journal. She is a New York Times best-selling author who has published in outlets as varied as the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times.
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