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Outsmart yourself : brain-based strategies to a better you / Peter M. Vishton.

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Great courses (DVD).

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (30 min.)) : digital.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States]: The Great Courses, 2016.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Peter M. Vishton.
Summary, etc.:
This Lecture: Recent decades have seen an explosion of understanding about our brains, and with this new information come some surprising and counterintuitive conclusions about our behavior and decision-making processes. In this first lecture, examine the disconnect between our actions and our consciousness of those actions. Are we as in control of ourselves as we like to think? The Course: Outsmart Yourself: Brain-Based Strategies to a Better You gives you insights into how your mind works and the tools you need to make lasting change. Taught by Professor Peter M. Vishton of William & Mary, these 24 practical lectures draw from a wealth of scientific evidence to take you inside your brain and show you why you behave the way you do - and what you can do to strengthen your creativity. All Lectures: 1. Take Control of Your Automatic Brain 2. Beat Procrastination by Doing Nothing 3. Train Yourself like a Dog 4. Clean Your Kitchen, Improve Your Diet 5. Eat Slow, Eat Small, Eat Smart 6. The Myth of Multitasking 7. Future You and Better Decisions 8. How to Become an Expert on Anything 9. Tune Up Your Brain with Meditation 10. Take the Sleep Challenge 11. Boost Insights and Creativity 12. Enhance Performance with Imagery 13. Overcome Your Aging Brain 14. Grow Your Brain Out of Depression 15. Hack Your Brain to Unlearn Fear 16. Use Your Body to Alter Your Mind 17. Suppress - Don't Repress - Anger 18. How Little Things Cause Big Persuasion 19. How Framing Changes Decisions 20. How Language Changes Your Brain 21. How Your Brain Falls in Love 22. The Neuroscience of Lasting Love 23. How Your Brain Creates Happiness 24. Happy Brains Are Smart Brains
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Brain.
Mind and body.
Philosophy of mind.

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