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Eric Mazur: How the “Why’s” Impact Student Potential

Eric Mazur is the Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied Physics and Dean of Applied Physics at Harvard University, Member of the Faculty of Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and President Elect of the Optical Society. Mazur sat down with Bob Greenberg, of the Brainwaves Video Anthology, to share his thoughts on who impacted his life path the most. 

Dr. Mazur is author or co-author of 310 scientific publications, 36 patents, and several books, including the Principles and Practice of Physics (Pearson, 2014), a book that presents a groundbreaking new approach to teaching introductory calculus-based physics. Mazur is a sought-after speaker on optics and on education.

Brainwaves Video Anthology

“Bob is writing a history of educational change by digital images. Important, inspiring, insightful.”

       –Pasi Sahlberg, PhD Visiting Professor Harvard Graduate School of Education

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