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.

1. Take Control of Your Automatic Brain

1. Take Control of Your Automatic Brain

2. Beat Procrastination by Doing Nothing

2. Beat Procrastination by Doing Nothing

3. Train Yourself Like a Dog

3. Train Yourself Like a Dog

4. Clean Your Kitchen, Improve Your Diet

4. Clean Your Kitchen, Improve Your Diet

5. Eat Slow, Eat Small, Eat Smart

5. Eat Slow, Eat Small, Eat Smart

6. The Myth of Multitasking

6. The Myth of Multitasking

7. Future You & Better Decisions

7. Future You & Better Decisions

8. How to Become an Expert on Anything

8. How to Become an Expert on Anything

9. Tune Up Your Brain With Meditation

9. Tune Up Your Brain With Meditation

10. Take the Sleep Challenge

10. Take the Sleep Challenge

11. Boost Insights & Creativity

11. Boost Insights & Creativity

12. Enhance Performance With Imagery

12. Enhance Performance With Imagery

13. Overcome Your Aging Brain

13. Overcome Your Aging Brain

14. Grow Your Brain Out of Depression

14. Grow Your Brain Out of Depression

15. Hack Your Brain to Unlearn Fear

15. Hack Your Brain to Unlearn Fear

16. Use Your Body to Alter Your Mind

16. Use Your Body to Alter Your Mind

17. Suppress, Don't Repress, Anger

17. Suppress, Don't Repress, Anger

18. How Little Things Cause Big Persuasion

18. How Little Things Cause Big Persuasion

19. How Framing Changes Decisions

19. How Framing Changes Decisions

20. How Language Changes Your Brain

20. How Language Changes Your Brain

21. How Your Brain Falls in Love

21. How Your Brain Falls in Love

22. The Neuroscience of Lasting Love

22. The Neuroscience of Lasting Love

23. How Your Brain Creates Happiness

23. How Your Brain Creates Happiness

24. Happy Brains Are Smart Brains

24. Happy Brains Are Smart Brains