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Brain myths exploded

Indre Viskontas

Brain myths exploded

lessons from neuroscience

by Indre Viskontas

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Published by Teaching Company in Chantilly, Va.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brain,
  • Neurosciences

  • About the Edition

    Neuroscientist and Adjunct Professor of Psychology Indre Viskontas lectures on popular beliefs about the brain, and the truths behind them.

    Edition Notes

    StatementIndre Viskontas
    SeriesThe great courses. Science. Psychology, Great courses (Compact disc)
    ContributionsTeaching Company
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP376 .V57 2017
    The Physical Object
    Format[sound recording] :
    Pagination12 audio discs (12 hr.)
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26956384M
    ISBN 101629973718, 1501960156
    ISBN 109781629973715, 9781501960154
    OCLC/WorldCa975490068

    I have a new book out! Brain Myths Exploded: Lessons from Neuroscience was released in early View my projects -> Ross Benoliel and Indre Viskontas in Daniel Felsenfeld's "The Bloody Chamber." Opera Grows in Brooklyn. Photo by Matt Gray, (c) American Opera Projects.   Three brain myths are repeated on an almost daily basis in news stories around the world. Let’s consider them one by one in the hopes that we can finally squash them.

    Brain Myths Exploded: Lessons from Neuroscience is an eye-opening, rewarding course in which Dr. Viskontas guides you through the neuroscience of everyday life, separating myth from reality, fact from fiction, and truth from falsehood. Each of these 24 lectures focuses on a single powerful, prevalent brain myth, and uses it as a launch pad from. Both of these things put together have resulted in many myths about the brain. Most aren't completely off -- we just haven't quite heard the whole story. Let's look at 10 myths that have been circulating about the brain, starting with, of all things, its color.

    Brain Myths Exploded: Lessons from Neuroscience Audible Audiobook – Original recording The Great Courses (Author, Publisher), Indre Viskontas (Narrator, Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsFormat: Audiobook. Brain Myth Exploded J Dear Doctor: I’m always on the lookout for popular press commentary on the brain, and I found a cool quickie video on the MSN Tech Insider, entitled, “A Neurologist Reveals The Biggest Myth About The Brain.”.


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The Brain For an in-depth introduction to the brain, including how it transmits information, start here. Indre Viskontas is a sought-after science communicator across all mediums. She co-hosted the 6-episode docuseries Miracle Detectives on the Oprah Winfrey Network and has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, major radio stations across the US, including several appearances on the NPR program City Arts & Lectures and The Sunday Edition on the CBC in Canada.

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Belief in psychological myths about the brain and child development — such as the idea that a brain injury can turn a quiet, hard-working man into an impulsive brute or that most toddlers go.

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These myths include the idea that you’re only tapping 10% of your brain’s potential; that creative people are dominated by the right side of their brain; that your brain is perfectly capable of juggling multiple tasks simultaneously; that there’s a hidden message in your dreams; and that our dependence on technology is making us less and less intelligent, just to name a few.

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