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Learn Like a Pro: Science-Based Tools to Become Better at Anything (edX)

Do you spend too much time learning, with disappointing results? Do you put off studying because it’s boring and you’re easily distracted? This course is for you! In Learn Like a Pro , beloved teacher of learning Dr. Barbara Oakley, and learning coach extraordinaire Olav Schewe lay out techniques [...]
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Philosophy and the Sciences: Introduction to the Philosophy of Physical Sciences (Coursera)

What is the origin of our universe? What are dark matter and dark energy? This is the first part of the course 'Philosophy and the Sciences', dedicated to Philosophy of the Physical Sciences. Scientific research across the physical sciences has raised pressing questions for philosophers. The goal of this [...]
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Know Thyself - The Value and Limits of Self-Knowledge: The Unconscious (Coursera)

A challenging but fascinating topic on the way to achieving self-knowledge is the unconscious. For well over a century, psychologists, philosophers, and many others have posited a level of mentality that is not immediately open to introspection; some would even say that certain unconscious elements cannot be known through [...]
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Know Thyself - The Value and Limits of Self-Knowledge: The Examined Life (Coursera)

According to legend, inscribed on walls of the temple on the sacred site of Delphi in Ancient Greece were two premier injunctions: NOTHING IN EXCESS, and KNOW THYSELF. This course will be an examination of the latter injunction in an effort to discover what self-knowledge is, why it might [...]
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An Introduction to Consumer Neuroscience & Neuromarketing (Coursera)

How do we make decisions as consumers? What do we pay attention to, and how do our initial responses predict our final choices? To what extent are these processes unconscious and cannot be reflected in overt reports? This course will provide you with an introduction to some of the [...]
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Philosophy and the Sciences: Introduction to the Philosophy of Cognitive Sciences (Coursera)

Nov 22nd 2021
Philosophy and the Sciences: Introduction to the Philosophy of Cognitive Sciences (Coursera)
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What is our role in the universe as human agents capable of knowledge? What makes us intelligent cognitive agents seemingly endowed with consciousness? This is the second part of the course 'Philosophy and the Sciences', dedicated to Philosophy of the Cognitive Sciences. Scientific research across the cognitive sciences has [...]
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Understanding the Brain: The Neurobiology of Everyday Life (Coursera)

Learn how the nervous system produces behavior, how we use our brain every day, and how neuroscience can explain the common problems afflicting people today. We will study functional human neuroanatomy and neuronal communication, and then use this information to understand how we perceive the outside world, move our [...]
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Simulating a Hippocampus Microcircuit (edX)

In this course, you will learn to simulate, analyze and visualize hippocampal microcircuits. You will reproduce experimental protocols “in silico” to validate simulated microcircuit behaviors, and leverage the brain simulation platform to gain insights towards parsimonious theories on brain function. Simulation Neuroscience is an emerging approach to integrate the [...]
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Childhood Adversity: The Impact of Childhood Maltreatment on Mental Health (FutureLearn)

Nov 15th 2021
Childhood Adversity: The Impact of Childhood Maltreatment on Mental Health (FutureLearn)
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Explore the connection between childhood adversity and mental health, and enhance your knowledge of mental health in young people. Learn how childhood trauma impacts a child’s beliefs, behaviour, and development. We know half of all mental health conditions emerge before age fourteen, but there’s a need for a greater [...]
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The Psychology of Thrill Seekers (Coursera)

Sensation seeking is a trait we all have and includes the search for complex and new experiences. Thrill Seekers, people with high-sensation seeking personalities, crave exotic and intense experiences even when physical or social risks are involved. This course helps learners examine the remarkable world of the high-sensation seeking [...]
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