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  1. Outsmart Yourself: Brain-Based Strategies to a Better You Sale

    Outsmart Yourself: Brain-Based Strategies to a Better You

    Peter M. Vishton
    4.7 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (90)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $49.95 $299.95 $49.95$299.95
    Outsmart Yourself: Brain-Based Strategies to a Better You will give you insights into how your mind works and the tools you need to make lasting change. Taught by Professor Peter M. Vishton of William & Mary, these 24 practical lectures draw from a wealth of scientific evidence to take you inside your brain and show you why you behave the way you do—and what you can do to strengthen your creativity, improve your...
  2. The Great Tours: England, Scotland, and Wales Sale

    The Great Tours: England, Scotland, and Wales

    Patrick N. Allitt
    4.8 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (100)
    Save up to $330.00 Starting at $39.95 $429.95 $39.95$429.95
    No matter what you are hoping to discover in this magnificent region, The Great Tours: England, Scotland, and Wales is the perfect guide. Taught by acclaimed Professor Patrick Allitt, a British-born scholar who teaches at Emory University, these 36 engrossing lectures give you an insider’s take on traveling through Great Britain.
  3. The Mayo Clinic Guide to Pain Relief

    The Mayo Clinic Guide to Pain Relief

    Barbara K. Bruce
    4.3 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (49)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    If your life or the life of someone you love has been hijacked by pain, you’re not alone. One out of every three U.S. adults lives with chronic pain. In The Mayo Clinic Guide to Pain Relief with Barbara K. Bruce, Ph.D., L.P., you will learn new science-based behaviors that can lessen your pain, how to build a health care team, and how to create your individualized pain-management program addressing issues of...
  4. The Irish Identity: Independence, History, and Literature Sale

    The Irish Identity: Independence, History, and Literature

    Marc C. Conner
    4.7 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (119)
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    As Ireland shook off the shackles of British rule, it produced one of the greatest flourishings of literature in modern times—a spirited discourse that found the significance of the present intimately entwined with the legendary past. Discover the dazzling arts and bloody struggles of the Irish Renaissance and fight for independence, guided by great works from Yeats, Joyce, Lady Gregory, and others.
  5. iRest: Integrative Restoration Yoga Nidra for Deep Relaxation Sale

    iRest: Integrative Restoration Yoga Nidra for Deep Relaxation

    Molly Birkholm
    4.6 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (28)
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    Tap into the power of a unique form of research-based meditation in the 24 classes and full-length practice sessions of iRest: Integrative Restoration Yoga Nidra for Deep Relaxation. Alternating between the theoretical and experiential, between the philosophical and the scientific, iRest® trainer Molly Birkholm empowers you with the knowledge and skills to help alleviate everyday stress and life-altering trauma.
  6. Understanding Russia: A Cultural History Sale

    Understanding Russia: A Cultural History

    Lynne Ann Hartnett
    4.5 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (52)
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    In a time when the eyes of the Western world are drawn to Russia and her role on the world stage, it’s amazing how little many of us really know about it. Blending history with cultural studies, the 24 lectures of Understanding Russia: A Cultural History bring you closer than ever to the Russian people through the poetry of Pushkin, the comfort of early folk tales, the faith of medieval iconography, the...
  7. Take My Course, Please! The Philosophy of Humor Sale

    Take My Course, Please! The Philosophy of Humor

    Steven Gimbel
    3.9 out of 5
    63% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (30)
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    In the 24 insightful and—yes—humorous lectures of Take My Course, Please! The Philosophy of Humor, Professor Steven Gimbel guides you through philosophical theories of humor, from blatantly obvious puns to sly twists of language. Rooted in the observations of thinkers like Aristotle and Sigmund Freud, this course will leave you with a stronger appreciation of the jokes you tell and the jokes you hear.
  8. How to Build a Thriving Workplace: A Leader's Guide Sale

    How to Build a Thriving Workplace: A Leader's Guide

    Beth Cabrera
    5 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (8)
    Save up to $190.00 Starting at $17.95 $229.95 $17.95$229.95
    The profit of companies with the strongest focus on employee experience is about four times higher than the average. In How to Build a Thriving Workplace: A Leader’s Guide, Professor Beth Cabrera provides a step-by-step guide to create a thriving work environment, based on the science of positive psychology. In the process, not only will your bottom line improve, but so will the lives of your employees—and your...
  9. Elements of Jazz: From Cakewalks to Fusion

    Elements of Jazz: From Cakewalks to Fusion

    Bill Messenger
    4.5 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (126)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $159.95 $149.95$159.95
    Learn the basics of jazz and its history in Elements of Jazz: From Cakewalks to Fusion, a course as free-flowing and original as jazz itself. Taught by Professor Bill Messenger of the Peabody Institute, these lectures are a must for music lovers. Follow the story of jazz in its many shapes, including ragtime, the blues, swing music, boogie-woogie, and the rise of modern forms such as bebop and fusion. Thorough and...
  10. Great World Religions: Christianity

    Great World Religions: Christianity

    Luke Timothy Johnson
    4.2 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (29)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    The lectures of Great World Religions: Christianity provide you with a clear survey of the most important elements of a vital religious tradition that has become the world's largest faith. In award-winning Professor Luke Timothy Johnson's course, consider fundamental issues including Christianity's birth and expansion across the Mediterranean world, the development of its core doctrine, its deep connections to...
  11. Great World Religions: Hinduism

    Great World Religions: Hinduism

    Mark W. Muesse
    4.1 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (57)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    Great World Religions: Hinduism provides you with an engaging window into the roots of a faith that is perhaps the most diverse of all, and which rejects the notion that there is one path to the divine. Over the course of Hinduism's 5,000-year journey, you'll explore the pantheon of Hindu gods and goddesses; the sacred writings in the Vedas, the Bhagavad-gita, and the Upanishads; the Aryan language of Sanskrit; and...
  12. Great World Religions: Buddhism

    Great World Religions: Buddhism

    Malcolm David Eckel
    4.1 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (41)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    In its 2,500-year history, Buddhism has expanded from a tiny religious community in northern India into a movement that now spans the globe. Buddhism is your opportunity to trace the history, principles, and evolution of a theology that is both familiar and foreign. These lectures are a historical survey of Buddhism, from its origin in India in the 6th century B.C.E. to its present status as a major world faith....
  13. Mind-Body Medicine: The New Science of Optimal Health Sale

    Mind-Body Medicine: The New Science of Optimal Health

    Jason M. Satterfield
    4.6 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (43)
    Save up to $349.95 Starting at $60.00 $429.95 $60.00$429.95
    In recent decades, science has revealed that the mind and body are intimately connected in ways we haven’t previously realized—and this field of knowledge is now changing our understanding of health and disease. Now you can study this subject in compelling depth with Mind-Body Medicine: The New Science of Optimal Health, with the expert guidance of Professor Jason M. Satterfield of the University of...
  14. Food, Science, and the Human Body

    Food, Science, and the Human Body

    Alyssa Crittenden
    4 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (20)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $429.95 $229.95$429.95
    In these 36 lectures, get answers to questions about the evolution of the human diet and its relationship to our bodies. Bringing together insights from fields including anthropology, health science, biology, and sociology, this partnership between The Great Courses and National Geographic lays bare what science can teach us about food.
  15. The Secrets of Great Mystery and Suspense Fiction

    The Secrets of Great Mystery and Suspense Fiction

    David Schmid
    4.5 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (51)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $429.95 $229.95$429.95
    Great mystery and suspense writers have created some of the most unforgettable stories in all of literature and they continue to grow in popularity. How did the genre become so prevalent? Why is it a go-to for so many readers around the world? What makes the dark and sometimes grisly themes appealing? In The Secrets of Great Mystery and Suspense Fiction, Professor David Schmid examines these questions and more.
  16. The Science of Energy: Resources and Power Explained

    The Science of Energy: Resources and Power Explained

    Michael E. Wysession
    4.4 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (56)
    Starting at $209.95 Starting at $209.95 $299.95 $209.95$299.95
    Energy is the engine that fuels civilization. To comprehend the issues surrounding energy production, distribution, and consumption in the 21st century, you need to understand the science behind how energy works. And you need a reliable, unbiased source to give you the facts you need to form your own educated opinions. This course imparts essential information for any well-informed citizen of the world.
  17. Medical School for Everyone: Emergency Medicine

    Medical School for Everyone: Emergency Medicine

    Roy Benaroch
    4.8 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (67)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Experience the high-stakes drama, scientific detective work, and medical insights of life in an emergency department. As you shadow board-certified physician Dr. Benaroch in this thrilling introduction to emergency medicine, you’ll encounter patients coming in with a variety of symptoms and complaints—some of which are easily diagnosed and treated, and some of which are more life-threatening than they first...
  18. A Children's Guide to Folklore and Wonder Tales Sale

    A Children's Guide to Folklore and Wonder Tales

    Hannah B. Harvey
    3.9 out of 5
    61% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (21)
    Save up to $170.00 Starting at $39.95 $299.95 $39.95$299.95
    In The Children’s Guide to Folklore and Wonder Tales, Dr. Hannah Blevins Harvey unpacks more than 60 of our most beloved stories, fables, fairy tales, and songs from around the world. Not only does she provide you with a fascinating, in-depth view into the history, context, and deeper meaning of the tales we know and love, she also treats you to dynamic, theatrical, and engaging tellings of these cherished tales.
  19. Books That Matter: The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

    Books That Matter: The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

    Leo Damrosch
    4.6 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (67)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    In this chapter-by-chapter guide, Professor Leo Damrosch of Harvard University helps you navigate the Decline and Fall’s themes, structure, and lasting influence. Whether you’ve read the book before or never knew where to start, these 24 lectures are an authoritative study of a once-mighty empire—and the great book that became its classic eulogy and epitaph.
  20. Sci-Phi: Science Fiction as Philosophy Sale

    Sci-Phi: Science Fiction as Philosophy

    David Kyle Johnson
    4.3 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (59)
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    In Sci-Phi: Science Fiction as Philosophy, Professor of Philosophy David Kyle Johnson, of King’s College, takes you on a 24-lecture exploration of the final frontiers of philosophy across several decades of science fiction in film and television. See how science fiction allows us to consider immense, vital—and sometimes controversial—ideas with a rare combination of engagement and critical distance.