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  1. Scientific Secrets for a Powerful Memory

    Scientific Secrets for a Powerful Memory

    Peter M. Vishton
    4.3 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (86)
    Starting at £16.99 Starting at £16.99 £21.99 £16.99£21.99
    Memory is, without a doubt, the most powerful (and practical) tool of everyday life. By linking both your past and your future, memory gives you the power to plan, to reason, to perceive, and to understand. Yet while all of us have an amazing capacity for memory, there are plenty of times when it seems to fail us. Why does this happen? And how can you fix it? In Scientific Secrets for a Powerful Memory, you'll...
  2. The Skeptic's Guide to American History

    The Skeptic's Guide to American History

    Mark A. Stoler
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (148)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    Sorting through misconceptions, myths, and half-truths about America’s past is a chance to revisit some of the country’s greatest episodes, figures, and themes from a fresh perspective and an opportunity to hone the way you think about and interpret the past, the present, and even the future. The Skeptic’s Guide to American History examines many commonly held myths and half-truths about American history and...
  3. Trails of Evidence: How Forensic Science Works

    Trails of Evidence: How Forensic Science Works

    Elizabeth A. Murray
    4.4 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (75)
    Starting at £54.99 Starting at £54.99 £79.99 £54.99£79.99
    The desire to identify lawbreakers and bring them to justice is so great that it has inspired countless stories, novels, plays, movies, and television series. But how accurate are the fictional portrayals of crime investigations? What happens behind the scenes when forensic scientists crack a case? Trails of Evidence: How Forensic Science Works takes you from the crime scene to the lab to the courtroom in 36...
  4. The Inexplicable Universe: Unsolved Mysteries

    The Inexplicable Universe: Unsolved Mysteries

    Neil deGrasse Tyson
    4.5 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (153)
    Starting at £12.99 Starting at £12.99 £21.99 £12.99£21.99
    What is our latest picture of some of the most inexplicable features of the universe? What still remains to be uncovered? What are some of the next avenues of exploration for today’s chemists, physicists, biologists, and astronomers? Professor Neil deGrasse Tyson’s course The Inexplicable Universe: Unsolved Mysteries is a marvelous journey to the frontiers of the known (and unknown) universe and introduces you...
  5. A Day's Read

    A Day's Read

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    4.2 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (21)
    Starting at £34.99 Starting at £34.99 £34.99 £34.99£34.99
    "Great books" such as Don Quixote, War and Peace, and Bleak House constitute a grand reading list that many of us, with our busy lives, can't easily manage. But there's another strategy for reading the "great books" that is truly manageable; one that allows you to get all the power of brilliant authors in a single day. Join three literary scholars and award-winning professors as they introduce you to dozens of short...
  6. Strategic Thinking Skills

    Strategic Thinking Skills

    Stanley K. Ridgley
    4.3 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (76)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    Strategic thinking is a powerful and invaluable skill, one that leads to greater chances of success in whatever professional and personal projects you're involved in. It involves setting goals, developing long-range plans, anticipating the unexpected, analyzing your environment, and even cooperating with your competitors. With Strategic Thinking Skills, you'll get a simple and comprehensive guide to the skills,...
  7. Physiology and Fitness

    Physiology and Fitness

    Dean Hodgkin
    4.5 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (47)
    Starting at £54.99 Starting at £54.99 £79.99 £54.99£79.99
    Whether your goal is to live to be 100, run a marathon, reduce your waistline, or just get the most from daily life, functional fitness is the foundation for active and dynamic living and the best quality of life you can have. In Physiology and Fitness, international fitness expert Dean Hodgkin shows you a new, scientifically based way to reach your own optimum fitness and to keep it for life. This course presents a...
  8. Writing Creative Nonfiction Sale

    Writing Creative Nonfiction

    Tilar J. Mazzeo
    3.9 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (163)
    Save up to £5.00 Starting at £34.99 £54.99 £34.99£54.99
    The 24 lectures of Writing Creative Nonfiction by award-winning writing instructor and Professor Tilar J. Mazzeo of Colby College, a New York Times best-selling author, are a chance for you to explore the entire process of writing creative nonfiction, from brainstorming for the perfect idea to getting your final product noticed by literary agents and publishers. Filled with helpful tips and techniques, memorable...
  9. Cultural Literacy for Religion: Everything the Well-Educated Person Should Know

    Cultural Literacy for Religion: Everything the Well-Educated Person Should Know

    Mark Berkson
    4.7 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (75)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    When does the Jewish Sabbath begin? Who are Vishnu and Shiva? What are Buddhism’s Four Noble Truths? What are the Five Pillars of Islam? Cultural Literacy for Religion: Everything the Well-Educated Person Should Know is your chance to experience the breadth and depth of the world’s religions from all angles—historical, theological, and cultural. Over the course of 24 engaging lectures, award-winning Professor...
  10. Understanding the Mysteries of Human Behavior

    Understanding the Mysteries of Human Behavior

    Mark Leary
    4.5 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (108)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    Why do people behave the way they do? Understanding the Mysteries of Human Behavior, by psychologist and Professor Mark Leary, is your guide to the latest theories and research from psychology and other behavioral sciences on this age-old question. Understanding the answers will help you better know yourself and the people around you. With the powerful insights you'll find in these 24 intellectually scintillating...
  11. Understanding Investments

    Understanding Investments

    Connel Fullenkamp
    4.5 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (168)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    Learn how to invest with skill and confidence to attain your financial goals with the 24 timely and informative lectures of Understanding Investments. Economist and Professor Connel Fullenkamp explains the fundamentals of investing to those new to the subject while broadening and deepening the knowledge of more experienced investors. He clearly explains the various kinds of financial markets, the different kinds of...
  12. Leonardo da Vinci and the Italian High Renaissance

    Leonardo da Vinci and the Italian High Renaissance

    George R. Bent
    4.8 out of 5
    98% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (61)
    Starting at £54.99 Starting at £54.99 £79.99 £54.99£79.99
    Explore the life and times of the man whose name is synonymous with inventiveness, curiosity, and creative genius. In Leonardo da Vinci and the Italian High Renaissance, taught by art historian and Professor George R. Bent, you’ll take a powerful and engrossing look at this grand master, the intriguing world he inhabited and shaped, and the legacies he left behind for us. These visually rich 36 lectures will give...
  13. Myths, Lies, and Half-Truths of Language Usage

    Myths, Lies, and Half-Truths of Language Usage

    John McWhorter
    4.4 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (73)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    In Myths, Lies, and Half-Truths of Language Usage, acclaimed linguist and Professor John McWhorter dispels the cloud of confusion that clings to English and gives you a crystal-clear view of why we use it the way we do. Throughout these 24 lectures, you'll discover the true answers to these and other questions that continue to perplex us all: Is English, as a language, in crisis? Should grammar always be logical?...
  14. The Persian Empire

    The Persian Empire

    John W. Lee
    4.7 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (89)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    What do we really know about the ancient Persians? Explore the secrets of one of the greatest empires in the ancient world from a fresh perspective: its own. Over the span of 24 lectures, Professor John W. I. Lee examines Persian sources to reveal what we known about this grand civilization. Tapping into the latest scholarship, The Persian Empire is sure to fill in some critical gaps in your understanding and...
  15. Your Deceptive Mind: A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills

    Your Deceptive Mind: A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills

    Steven Novella
    4 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (97)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    Dr. Steven Novella of the Yale School of Medicine equips you with the knowledge and skills you need to become a savvier, sharper critical thinker in your professional and personal life. The 24 rewarding lectures of Your Deceptive Mind: A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills immerses you in the science of cognitive biases and thought processes. By learning how to think about thinking (a fascinating process...
  16. Being Human: Life Lessons from the Frontiers of Science

    Being Human: Life Lessons from the Frontiers of Science

    Robert Sapolsky
    4.5 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (59)
    Starting at £14.99 Starting at £14.99 £29.99 £14.99£29.99
    Join acclaimed neurobiologist and popular Great Courses Professor Robert Sapolsky for an undeniably fascinating study of what, specifically, makes you you. Being Human: Life Lessons from the Frontiers of Science is a 12-lecture course that takes you to the front lines of scientific research and offers you a new perspective on the supposedly quirky nature of being ourselves. Thought-provoking, witty, and sometimes...
  17. How We Learn

    How We Learn

    Monisha Pasupathi
    4.3 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (40)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    Shed some much-needed light on what's going on when you learn, and dispel some pervasive myths about an activity so central to your daily life. With Professor Monisha Pasupathi's 24-lecture course, How We Learn, you'll examine interesting theories about learning; explore the ways we master tasks such as speaking a new language, learning a musical instrument, or navigating through a new city; and gain vital...
  18. Money and Banking: What Everyone Should Know

    Money and Banking: What Everyone Should Know

    Michael K. Salemi
    3.9 out of 5
    69% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (56)
    Starting at £54.99 Starting at £54.99 £79.99 £54.99£79.99
    Get a penetrating look at the financial institutions that are fundamental to your life with the 36 detailed lectures of Money and Banking: What Everyone Should Know. Award-winning Professor Michael K. Salemi investigates a range of pivotal and fascinating topics. Among these: the history of money; how money is created by commercial and central banks; the role of public confidence in the stability of financial...
  19. 1066: The Year That Changed Everything

    1066: The Year That Changed Everything

    Jennifer Paxton
    4.7 out of 5
    97% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (101)
    Starting at £12.99 Starting at £12.99 £12.99 £12.99£12.99
    With 1066, Professor Jennifer Paxton's exciting and historically rich six-lecture course, experience for yourself the drama of this dynamic year in medieval history-centering on the Norman Conquest of England that would dramatically reshape both English and Western history. Taking you from the shores of Scandinavia and France to the battlefields of the English countryside, this course plunges you into a world of...
  20. Understanding the Science for Tomorrow: Myth and Reality Sale

    Understanding the Science for Tomorrow: Myth and Reality

    Jeffrey C. Grossman
    4.4 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (45)
    Save up to £25.00 Starting at £19.99 £54.99 £19.99£54.99
    Explore the many possibilities of what your future may look like with Understanding the Science for Tomorrow: Myth and Reality, an unforgettable survey of today's most advanced research in fields such as engineering, biology, chemistry, and theoretical physics. These 24 lectures by Professor Jeffrey C. Grossman delve into the genuine science of today's-and tomorrow's-hottest issues in an accessible manner that...