Earn 3 Undergrad Units
Learn brain basics - its complexity, fragility, plasticity, ability to change and how it controls every aspect of your life.
The Brain Before 25
Learn about the developing mind, the importance of protecting it and how to nurture healthy development.
Prefrontal Cortex & Executive Function
Discover how the PFC is related to focus, concentration, organization, impulse control and more.
Anterior Cingulate Gyrus & Cognitive Flexibility
Learn how the cingulate is involved with flexibility, stubbornness, obsessiveness and letting go.
Basal Ganglia & Deep Limbic System
Learn about anxiety, predicting the worst, depression, emotions, bonding and relationships.
Devastating Impact of Drugs & Alcohol
See the destructive impact of drugs like marijuana and alcohol on the brain with real brain images.
Other Ways We Hurt the Brain
Learn how television, trauma, environmental toxins, technology, lack of sleep, etc. hurt the brain.
Brain Struggles & Mental Health
Learn about the stigma of mental illness and how it is related to brain function; and the effects of specific brain struggles.
Understanding Other People's Brains
Learn how your brain and the brains of others can help in relationships, academics, work and in achieving goals.
Battling Your Automatic Negative Thoughts (ANTs)
Discover how destructive ANTs are physically and emotionally to you. Learn specific ANT species and how to combat them.
Nutrition & Physical Exercise
Learn how food and exercise have a direct impact on the way your brain works, for better or for worse.
Mental Exercise & Stress Reduction
Understand how lifelong learning keeps the brain from disconnecting and how to combat against the toxic effects of chronic stress.