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    • Scientific Secrets for Raising Kids Who Thrive

    • By: Peter M. Vishton, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Peter M. Vishton
    • Length: 12 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Parenting advice isn't hard to find. There are thousands of books on the subject, as well as a multitude of websites. Much has also been written on the science of child development. What's been lacking, however, are sources of reliable advice that bring together the scientific research and its real-world applications.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Valuable Information, But Lots of Citations

    • By Rich on 03-24-15

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Outsmart Yourself: Brain-Based Strategies to a Better You

    • By: Peter M. Vishton, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Peter M. Vishton
    • Length: 12 hrs and 30 mins
    • Original Recording
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    The brain is an astounding organ, and today neuroscientists have more insights than ever about how it works - as well as strategies for helping us live better every day. These 24 practical lectures give you a wealth of useful strategies for improving your well-being. By presenting evidence-based "hacks" for your brain, Professor Vishton empowers you to take charge of your life and perform better all around.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • 20 times longer than necessary

    • By Marc on 02-14-17

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Understanding the Secrets of Human Perception

    • By: Peter M. Vishton, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Peter M. Vishton
    • Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Your senses aren't just a part of you-they define you. Nothing you experience would be possible without the intricate power of your senses. But how much about them do you really know? Your ability to sense and perceive the world around you is so richly detailed and accurate as to be miraculous.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Easy to perceive at all levels...

    • By Caprisha on 04-06-15

    Regular price: $34.95