Professor Eric Mazur

April 24, 2014
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Professor Eric Mazur has published a groundbreaking, modern introductory physics textbook that builds up physics from conservation principles: Principles & Practice of Physics (Pearson, 2014).

"When students focus just on the equations they do not necessarily understand the concepts…  What I found out was that, if you focus on solid conceptual understanding, students will not only get a better understanding of physics as a whole and appreciation of physics as a whole, they will actually perform better on traditional textbook problems…" 
Watch Prof. Mazur's presentation and learn more about the book on the Publisher's website.