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  1. Darwinian Revolution

    Darwinian Revolution

    Frederick Gregory
    4.6 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (53)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Charles Darwin's theories on natural selection rank with those of Copernicus and Newton for their iconic stature in science. In The Darwinian Revolution, explore the remarkable story of Darwin's ideas, how scientists and religious leaders reacted to them, and the resulting sea change in human thought. In these 24 absorbing lectures taught by award-winning Professor Frederick Gregory, learn how a strikingly original...
  2. What Darwin Didn't Know: The Modern Science of Evolution

    What Darwin Didn't Know: The Modern Science of Evolution

    Scott Solomon
    4.9 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (37)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Taught by Professor Scott Solomon of Rice University, this course follows the revolution in biology and genetics sparked by Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection. In Darwin’s day, there were many gaps and uncertainties in his theory—most of which were conclusively solved by his successors. Throughout, Dr. Solomon contrasts what Darwin knew with our tremendous increase in knowledge today.
  3. Sensation, Perception, and the Aging Process

    Sensation, Perception, and the Aging Process

    Francis B. Colavita
    4.5 out of 5
    68% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (61)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Investigate the mysteries of how we perceive reality based on our memory and our senses. Sensation, Perception, and the Aging Process takes a distinct approach to the understanding of human behavior. In 24 fascinating lectures, award-winning Professor Francis B. Colavita offers you a biological and psychological perspective on the way we navigate and react to the world. Among the exciting issues you explore are how...
  4. Understanding the Human Factor: Life and Its Impact

    Understanding the Human Factor: Life and Its Impact

    Gary A. Sojka
    4.2 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (32)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $199.95 $199.95$199.95
    Survey the remarkable innovation that signaled the greatest transition in human history: the domestication of plants and animals. In Understanding the Human Factor: Life and Its Impact, award-winning Professor Gary A. Sojka offers a unique, multidisciplinary perspective on human life seldom made available in a single course. In 24 lectures, he weaves a remarkable tale of science and history than spans from the...
  5. The Human Body: How We Fail, How We Heal

    The Human Body: How We Fail, How We Heal

    Anthony A. Goodman
    4.4 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (75)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Your body is a fortress under constant assault. Infectious diseases, parasites, environmental toxins, physical trauma, allergens, and natural disasters are some external enemies it faces. From the inside, it is threatened by the cellular mutations that produce cancer. Fortunately, the body's defenses are remarkably successful, and most of the time we are unaware of the intense drama taking place within our cells and...
  6. Biological Anthropology: An Evolutionary Perspective Sale

    Biological Anthropology: An Evolutionary Perspective

    Barbara J. King
    3.7 out of 5
    61% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (99)
    Save up to $265.00 Starting at $19.95 $299.95 $19.95$299.95
    Biological anthropology is far more than studying old bones. The history of humanity and its future as provided by Professor Barbara J. King considers evolution as a vital, active force. Join this noted scholar, teacher, and researcher as she explores more than a century of scientific scholarship to examine human history from this evolutionary perspective.
  7. Stress and Your Body Sale

    Stress and Your Body

    Robert Sapolsky
    4.7 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (113)
    Save up to $245.00 Starting at $34.95 $299.95 $34.95$299.95
    From Dr. Robert Sapolsky, one of the world's foremost researchers on stress and neurobiology, comes this fascinating 24-lecture course that guides you through the science of the stress that is a central part of daily life. You'll explore the nuts and bolts of the stress-response system, its various effects on the body, its ramifications on psychological health, and more. Filled with intriguing case studies, helpful...
  8. Science of Self

    Science of Self

    Lee M. Silver
    4.4 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (36)
    Starting at $299.95 Starting at $299.95 $299.95 $299.95$299.95
    Some of humanity's most profound secrets are now being revealed thanks to genomics: the study of the information contained in our chromosomes. Investigate how this field, coupled with the fascinating tools of biotechnology, has addressed age-old mysteries about ourselves with The Science of Self. In 24 thought-provoking lectures designed for nonscientists, Princeton University biologist and Professor Lee M. Silver...
  9. Your Best Brain

    Your Best Brain

    John Medina
    4 out of 5
    70% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (48)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    The most complex object in the known universe is the human brain. We all have a basic conception of how our brains function, but do you truly understand the inner workings of your mind? In 24 exciting lectures, probe the origins of consciousness, memory, emotion, attention, intelligence, and more. Also, learn scientifically proven methods to improve your memory, boost your creativity, and keep your mind sharp.
  10. Understanding the Mysteries of Human Behavior

    Understanding the Mysteries of Human Behavior

    Mark Leary
    4.5 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (103)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Why do people behave the way they do? Understanding the Mysteries of Human Behavior, by psychologist and Professor Mark Leary, is your guide to the latest theories and research from psychology and other behavioral sciences on this age-old question. Understanding the answers will help you better know yourself and the people around you. With the powerful insights you'll find in these 24 intellectually scintillating...
  11. Anthropology and the Study of Humanity Sale

    Anthropology and the Study of Humanity

    Scott M. Lacy
    3.6 out of 5
    51% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (47)
    Save up to $240.00 Starting at $24.95 $299.95 $24.95$299.95
    What does it mean to be human? Where did we come from? And what unites us in our diversity today? Tackle these questions and more in Anthropology and the Study of Humanity, a comprehensive survey one of the world’s most engaging sciences. In 24 wide-ranging lectures, Professor Scott Lacy of Fairfield University takes you on a journey through the world of anthropology, or the study of humanity across time and space.
  12. Brain Myths Exploded: Lessons from Neuroscience Sale

    Brain Myths Exploded: Lessons from Neuroscience

    Indre Viskontas
    4.5 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (52)
    Save up to $235.00 Starting at $44.95 $299.95 $44.95$299.95
    To build a more accurate understanding of the brain, you have to start by shattering popular myths. Brain Myths Exploded: Lessons from Neuroscience is an eye-opening journey into the neuroscience of everyday life. Each of Dr. Indre Viskontas’s 24 lectures use a prevalent brain myth to explore topics including decision making, memory, dreams, emotions, neuroplasticity, consciousness, mental illness, and more.
  13. Understanding the Secrets of Human Perception

    Understanding the Secrets of Human Perception

    Peter M. Vishton
    4.7 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (34)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Discover the secret life of your senses with Understanding the Secrets of Human Perception, an intriguing and unforgettable 24-lecture course delivered by Professor Peter M. Vishton, an expert in the frontiers of human perception. With him as your authoritative guide, you'll consider each of your senses from a wide range of perspectives, explore how your brain processes different sensory information, consider how...
  14. The Spiritual Brain: Science and Religious Experience Sale

    The Spiritual Brain: Science and Religious Experience

    Andrew Newberg
    3.2 out of 5
    51% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (78)
    Save up to $250.00 Starting at $24.95 $299.95 $24.95$299.95
    The religious impulse is so powerfully pervasive that neuroscience has posed a provocative question: Are our brains wired to worship? In The Spiritual Brain: Science and Religious Experience, award-winning scholar and practicing neuroscientist Dr. Andrew Newberg, Director of Research at the Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, offers you 24 riveting lectures that...
  15. Understanding Cultural and Human Geography Sale

    Understanding Cultural and Human Geography

    Paul Robbins
    4.3 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (49)
    Save up to $250.00 Starting at $24.95 $299.95 $24.95$299.95
    The community where you live, the food you eat, and the people you know are all part of a global chain of connections. In Understanding Cultural and Human Geography, go on an unparalleled interdisciplinary voyage. You’ll see how our environment influences human life, and vice versa. When you complete this course, you’ll have the tools to look beyond the headlines and analyze world events in a whole new way.
  16. The Science of Extreme Weather Sale

    The Science of Extreme Weather

    Eric R. Snodgrass
    4.3 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (52)
    Save up to $245.00 Starting at $34.95 $299.95 $34.95$299.95
    No place on Earth is safe from severe storms. Tour the world’s wildest weather—and learn how to protect yourself—with a storm-chasing, prize-winning meteorologist. By delving into The Science of Extreme Weather that underlies blizzards, flash floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, heat waves, and more, you’ll come away with newfound appreciation and respect for the atmosphere’s most awe-inspiring phenomena.
  17. The Search for Exoplanets: What Astronomers Know Sale

    The Search for Exoplanets: What Astronomers Know

    Joshua Winn
    4.5 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (37)
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    Join a modern-day Magellan on a voyage beyond our solar system to worlds that are stranger than science fiction—countless exoplanets are out there.
  18. Radio Astronomy: Observing the Invisible Universe

    Radio Astronomy: Observing the Invisible Universe

    Felix J. Lockman
    4.8 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (98)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Radio Astronomy: Observing the Invisible Universe takes you on a thrilling journey through astounding discoveries with Felix J. Lockman, Ph.D. You’ll learn that the dominant molecular structures in interstellar space are all based on carbon, just like Earth. It is likely that any extraterrestrial galactic life would be related to us at least on the molecular level. Will we find other organic lifeforms out there?...
  19. Life in Our Universe

    Life in Our Universe

    Laird Close
    4.1 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (40)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Are we alone in the universe? Or does the cosmos pulse with diverse life forms? Life in Our Universe reveals the cutting-edge research leading scientists to believe that life is not exclusively the domain of Earth. Taught by Dr. Laird Close, an award-winning Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics at The University of Arizona, these 24 stunningly visual lectures offer an unparalleled look at the most intriguing...
  20. Memory and the Human Lifespan Sale

    Memory and the Human Lifespan

    Steve Joordens
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (52)
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    Embark on a startling voyage into the human mind and discover how the various aspects of your memory operate and the impact memory has on your daily experience of life with Memory and the Human Lifespan. Award-winning Professor Steve Joordens's 24 riveting lectures carefully explain the different systems that make memory possible; how these systems work together to build and access memories, solve problems, and...