Online class with Peter M. Vishton

Outsmart Yourself: Brain-Based Strategies to a Better You: by The Great Courses

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Boost your creativity, insight and performance by changing your brain from the inside out.

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Peter M. Vishton is an associate professor of psychology at The College of William & Mary. He earned his Ph.D. in Psychology and Cognitive Science fro...Read more

Lessons (24)

Take Control of Your Automatic Brain
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 consciou...Read more
34min
Beat Procrastination by Doing Nothing
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 ...Read more
30min
Train Yourself Like a Dog
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.
32min
Clean Your Kitchen, Improve Your Diet
4. Clean Your Kitchen, Improve Your Diet
See how simple changes, such as cleaning your kitchen and changing food packaging, can have a measurable effect on unhealthy eating habits.
29min
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Taught by

Peter M. Vishton is an associate professor of psychology at The College of William & Mary. He earned his Ph.D. in Psychology and Cognitive Science fro...Read more