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Brain and Behavioral Science Fundamentals

An Introductory Course To The Brain And Behavioral Science Curriculum
Susan Weinschenk, Ph.D.
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Describe the foundational and recent reserach in brain and neuroscience and ideas of how to apply brain and behavioral science to understand the behavior of the people you interact with, including customers, co-workers, friends, and family. You will better understand how people make decisions and take action. This is an overview course and it also helps you decide if you want to learn more, and, if so, which areas you should explore next.

Why do people make the decisions they make? What makes people want to join together in a social group? How can you motivate someone? This short course is for anyone who wants to work and interact more effectively with other people. In this course you will learn both the foundational and the latest research about human behavior. Whether you are a marketing professional, salesperson, team leader, manager, teacher, or designer, if you want to understand people, then you need to know the science behind human behavior. 

This course is the first course in our full Brain and Behavioral Science (BBS) curriculum of courses. Register now and get started right away to learn the basics of brain and behavioral science.

There are no prerequisites to take this course. You do not need any additional software or materials. 

Introduction To The Brain and Behavioral Science Course

About the Brain and Behavioral Science course

Core Concepts of Brain and Behavioral Science, Part 1

Biology and Behavior, What Gets Visual Attention

In this lesson we cover some of the basic concepts of psychology and behavioral science that affect how we process information, think,and decide: Biology and behavior and what gets visual attention.

Unconscious Mental Processing
Kahneman's System 1 and System 2 Thinking
Our Brain Mediates Perception
Quiz 1

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Core Concepts of Brain and Behavioral Science, Part 2

Brain Chemicals, and the Brain's Reaction To Stories

In this lesson we cover more basic concepts and then cover some of the research on the topics, of Decisions, Motivation, Social Relationships, Thinking and Memory, and Vision and Perception.

Lecture 7: Neuroplasticity
Decision-Making, Motivation, Social Relationships
Vision and Perception, Thinking and Memory
Quiz 2

Test your knowledge with this quiz.

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