How your brain works. Lecture 1 of 24 / John Medina.
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (30 min.)) : digital.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: [United States] : The Great Courses, 2014.
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Read by John Medina.
This Lecture: Begin your journey with a "flight map" for your tour of the world's most sophisticated survival organ - the human brain. Establish some common language and principles for understanding and exploring the human brain. The Course: The most complex object in the known universe is the human brain. We all have a basic conception of how our brains function, but do you truly understand the inner workings of your mind? In 24 exciting lectures, probe the origins of consciousness, memory, emotion, intelligence, and more. Learn scientifically proven methods to improve your memory, boost your creativity, and keep your mind sharp. All Lectures: 1. How Your Brain Works 2. Your Unique Thinking Abilities 3. Damaged Brain, Damaged Function 4. Neuroplasticity - Your Flexible Brain 5. How Your Brain Uses Memory 6. The Advantages of Forgetting 7. Creativity and Fluid Intelligence 8. How Your Brain Uses Your Senses 9. Seeing with Your Brain - Vision 10. Feeling with Your Brain - Emotion 11. How Emotion Drives Attention 12. Pleasure and Your Brain 13. What Makes You Happy 14. How Your Brain Manages Stress 15. Your Social Brain 16. How Infant Brains Work 17. How Adolescent Brains Work 18. Sex and Your Brain 19. How Your Brain Ages 20. How Your Brain Copes with Grief 21. How Self-Control Works 22. The Power of Exercise 23. Improving Your Memory 24. Why Your Brain Needs Sleep
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