Course curriculum

  • 1

    Library

    • My favourite books about the brain

    • Some more reading

  • 2

    Ted Talks

    • What is a thought? How the brain creates new ideas - Henning Beck

    • Our brain's intricacies - Gregory Caremans

    • Sleep is your superpower - Matt Walker

    • The magical science of storytelling - David Phillips

    • The puzzle of personality - Brian Little

    • The surprising habits of original thinkers - Adam Grant

    • You can grow new brain cells - Sandrine Thuret

    • The real reasons for brains - Daniel Wolpert

    • The brain changing benefits of exercise - Wendy Suzuki

    • One more reason to get a good night's sleep - Jeff Ilif

    • My stroke of insight - Jill Bolte Taylor

    • How to make stress your friend - Kelly McGonigal

    • Rethinking Infidelity - Esther Perel

    • What you can do to prevent Alzheimer's - Lisa Genova

    • 10 myths about psychology - Ben Ambridge

    • Flex Your Cortex - Sandra Bond Chapman

    • Sleep Engineering - Penny Lewis

    • Why you don't get what you want; it's not what you expect - Jennice Vilhauer

    • How to get your brain to focus - Chris Bailey

  • 3

    Articles and links

    • Articles that caught our attention - General Brain stuff

    • Our brain in times of Corona

    • Brain Science and Parenting

  • 4

    Interviews

    • Daniel Kahneman and Yuval Noah Harari: 'Global Trends Shaping Humankind'