Optimizing Brain Fitness – The Great Courses – Professor Richard Rustak

November 20, 2014 - Comment

12 lectures/ 30 minutes each lecture. Disc 1: 1- How Your Brain Works. 2- How Your Brain Changes. 3- Care and Feeding of your Brain. 4- Focusing Your Attention. 6- Enhancing Your Memory. Disc 2: 7-Exercising Your Working Memory. 8-Putting Your Senses to Work. 9- Enlisting Your Emotional Memory. 10- Practicing for Peak Performance. 11-

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12 lectures/ 30 minutes each lecture.
Disc 1:
1- How Your Brain Works.
2- How Your Brain Changes.
3- Care and Feeding of your Brain.
4- Focusing Your Attention.
6- Enhancing Your Memory.
Disc 2:
7-Exercising Your Working Memory.
8-Putting Your Senses to Work.
9- Enlisting Your Emotional Memory.
10- Practicing for Peak Performance.
11- Talking Advance of Technology.
12- Building Your Cognitive Reserve.

Comments

Yetanotherguy says:

Really Solid Roadmap I picked this up because as an aging adult, my memory isn’t what it used to be. Ohh.. where am I.. oh yeah.. sorry. Anyway, this DVD set of two disks.. I’m guessing each has about 3 hours on it split into several chapters. It is great on getting an overview on the functioning of the brain. It is technical, but no prior experience is necessary, I personally have never done brain surgery. Seriously, there are many terms explained, then used, but even though some might find this a little…

Fmaxrobs says:

I Didn’t Hate It, But Was Ever So Interesting a Subject So Poorly Presented? Transcript is riddled with errors and lapses. Unhappily, Restak’s remarks which the transcript should track are neither simple nor crisp. Some of his remarks seem out-of-place; others make no sense. At times continuity and flow are puzzling. His long sentences, trains of thought, and parenthetic comments often trail off into blabbing after-thoughtiness.His subject should interest most people. Unfortunately, Restak includes too much detail for laymen who want to master better…

Russell Fanelli says:

A good program that could be improved with additional visual illustrations. The instructor for this course, Dr. Richard Restak, “is the author of 20 books on the human brain, former president of the American Neuropsychiatric Association, and clinical professor of Neurology at George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington DC.” He speaks with authority and conviction about the subject matter of this highly organized, well prepared, and interesting course. He only occasionally reads notes from a lectern. For the most part he uses a…

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