with Peter M. Vishton
Online Class

Outsmart Yourself: Brain-Based Strategies to a Better You

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Overview

What if we aren’t as in control of our actions as we think we are? Join Peter M. Vishton, Ph.D., and discover a wealth of evidence-based strategies to enhance your thinking and improve your well-being. With his expert insight, you’ll build a toolkit of strategies to take charge of your life and harness your brain’s full potential.

Details

  • beginner
  • 24 episodes
  • 12h38m

Included in this Class

1. Take Control of Your Automatic Brain
34m

1. Take Control of Your Automatic Brain

Are we as in control of ourselves as we like to think? Professor Vishton starts class by examining the disconnect between our actions and our consciousness of those actions.

2. Beat Procrastination by Doing Nothing
30m

2. Beat Procrastination by Doing Nothing

From time to time, procrastination affects us all. Discover several evidence-based strategies for reducing procrastination, as well as tips on how to be more efficient and effective.

3. Train Yourself Like a Dog
32m

3. Train Yourself Like a Dog

Which of your habits would you most like to change? Here, Prof. Vishton shares several tips that will help you examine and modify your behaviors.