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  1. Learning Spanish: How to Understand and Speak a New Language

    Learning Spanish: How to Understand and Speak a New Language

    Bill Worden
    4.7 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (347)
    Starting at $334.95 Starting at $334.95 $384.95 $334.95$384.95
    Experience the fun, intellectual challenge, and practical benefits of learning Spanish, one of the world’s most useful and beautiful languages. In this brilliantly designed course, you’ll get “under the hood” of the language, using an approach your teacher has refined for over 20 years to empower adult learners. Even if you think you lack aptitude for languages, these lectures will have you conversing in...
  2. Dog Training 101

    Dog Training 101

    Jean Donaldson
    4.4 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (156)
    Starting at $234.95 Starting at $234.95 $269.95 $234.95$269.95
    To cut through the clutter and bring you a training method validated by the latest scientific research on dog behavior, we worked with Jean Donaldson, the founder and principal instructor of The Academy for Dog Trainers, to create a course that teaches you the whys of dog training basics, not just the hows. Over 24 packed lectures, Dog Training 101 brings you exclusive access to a trainer of dog trainers who delves...
  3. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Techniques for Retraining Your Brain

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Techniques for Retraining Your Brain

    Jason M. Satterfield
    4.2 out of 5
    76% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (221)
    Starting at $234.95 Starting at $234.95 $269.95 $234.95$269.95
    Everyone has something about their life that they would like to improve. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is a scientific, logical approach that investigates well-tested, practical techniques to assess your situation and select appropriate tools for change. Become aware of your daily thoughts, manage moods, and modify undesirable behaviors. Take steps toward gradual, lasting, goal-oriented change.
  4. Understanding Investments Sale

    Understanding Investments

    Connel Fullenkamp
    4.5 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (175)
    Save up to $185.00 Starting at $49.95 $254.95 $49.95$254.95
    Learn how to invest with skill and confidence to attain your financial goals with the 24 timely and informative lectures of Understanding Investments. Economist and Professor Connel Fullenkamp explains the fundamentals of investing to those new to the subject while broadening and deepening the knowledge of more experienced investors. He clearly explains the various kinds of financial markets, the different kinds of...
  5. Practicing Mindfulness: An Introduction to Meditation

    Practicing Mindfulness: An Introduction to Meditation

    Mark W. Muesse
    4.4 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (351)
    Starting at $214.95 Starting at $214.95 $254.95 $214.95$254.95
    Learn how to better live in harmony with the realities of the world and to feel more deeply connected to the whole of life with Practicing Mindfulness: An Introduction to Meditation. In these 24 lectures, award-winning Professor Mark W. Muesse gives you a clear and usable understanding of the essence of meditation and how to practice it. You'll learn the principles and techniques of sitting meditation; the related...
  6. Outsmart Yourself: Brain-Based Strategies to a Better You

    Outsmart Yourself: Brain-Based Strategies to a Better You

    Peter M. Vishton
    4.7 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (111)
    Starting at $234.95 Starting at $234.95 $269.95 $234.95$269.95
    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...
  7. Optimizing Brain Fitness

    Optimizing Brain Fitness

    Richard Restak
    3.9 out of 5
    68% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (166)
    Starting at $169.95 Starting at $169.95 $199.95 $169.95$199.95
    Discover the secrets to increasing your brain's power to meet everyday challenges and enhance your life with Optimizing Brain Fitness. This engaging 12-lecture course shows you how to take advantage of the basic principles of brain operation and build the brain you want to live with for the rest of your life. Delivered by Dr. Richard Restak, an award-winning teacher and practicing neurologist, these lectures are...
  8. Learning French: A Rendezvous with French-Speaking Cultures Sale

    Learning French: A Rendezvous with French-Speaking Cultures

    Ann Williams
    4.4 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (204)
    Save up to $285.00 Starting at $69.95 $384.95 $69.95$384.95
    In Learning French: A Rendezvous with French-Speaking Cultures, you will gain a practical, in-depth introduction to a beautiful language. In these 30 step-by-step lectures, Professor Ann Williams has crafted an effective and engaging course that gives you the core building blocks while also giving you crucial insight into the relationship between language and culture—perfect for anyone serious about learning...
  9. How to Stay Fit as You Age

    How to Stay Fit as You Age

    Kimberlee Bethany Bonura
    4.3 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (98)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $219.95 $199.95$219.95
    As we get older, we discover changes in how our bodies move and behave—changes that contradict how young we feel on the inside. But you can make deliberate decisions that can transform your experience of aging into a positive and, above all, healthy one. And it all starts with staying fit. Now, with the 12 engaging lectures and 6 active training sessions of How to Stay Fit as You Age by certified fitness...
  10. Secrets of Mental Math Sale

    Secrets of Mental Math

    Arthur T. Benjamin
    4.7 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (171)
    Save up to $160.00 Starting at $24.95 $199.95 $24.95$199.95
    Improve and expand your math potential—whether you're a corporate executive or a high-school student—in the company of Professor Arthur T. Benjamin, one of the most entertaining members of The Great Courses faculty. The Secrets of Mental Math, his exciting 12-lecture course, guides you through all the essential skills, tips, and tricks for enhancing your ability to solve a range of mathematical problems...
  11. Understanding and Applying Self-Defense Strategies

    Understanding and Applying Self-Defense Strategies

    Tammy Yard-McCracken
    4.1 out of 5
    72% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (65)
    Starting at $234.95 Starting at $234.95 $269.95 $234.95$269.95
    Understanding and Applying Self-Defense Strategies is a comprehensive introduction to self-defense, and will change the way you look at the world and think about yourself. Taught by acclaimed self-defense instructor, Krav Maga expert, and psychotherapist Dr. Tammy Yard-McCracken, these 24 interactive lessons will give you an arsenal of physical and mental strategies to prepare you to defend yourself and your loved...
  12. Building a Better Vocabulary Sale

    Building a Better Vocabulary

    Kevin Flanigan
    4.6 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (150)
    Save up to $285.00 Starting at $69.95 $384.95 $69.95$384.95
    For anyone who has ever grasped for the perfect word, this course provides a research-based and enjoyable method for improving your vocabulary. Your professor understands the cognitive science behind language acquisition and is able to present each new word in a way that makes it immediately memorable. But more importantly, he teaches you these tips and strategies so you can apply them whenever you learn a new word.
  13. Biblical Hebrew: Learning a Sacred Language

    Biblical Hebrew: Learning a Sacred Language

    Michael Carasik
    4.6 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (103)
    Starting at $334.95 Starting at $334.95 $384.95 $334.95$384.95
    Get an authoritative primer on a fascinating ancient tongue with Biblical Hebrew: Learning a Sacred Language. Covering everything from the Hebrew alphabet and punctuation marks to essential vocabulary words to advanced grammatical rules, Professor Michael Carasik’s 36 lectures equip you to read one of the world’s greatest books in its original language on your own.
  14. Learning Spanish II: How to Understand and Speak a New Language

    Learning Spanish II: How to Understand and Speak a New Language

    Bill Worden
    4.9 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (79)
    Starting at $334.95 Starting at $334.95 $384.95 $334.95$384.95
    This exciting second course in Spanish grounds you in the building blocks of fluency, giving you the thrill of communication in this global language. In each lesson, you’ll learn core grammar, the “skeleton” of the language; essential and useful vocabulary; and the cultures surrounding the Spanish language. Learning Spanish II takes you from the beginning stages of Spanish to a more advanced level of...
  15. Masters of Mindfulness: Transforming Your Mind and Body

    Masters of Mindfulness: Transforming Your Mind and Body

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    3.8 out of 5
    68% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (38)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $269.95 $149.95$269.95
    Mindfulness as a practice is very simple and its effects are well-documented. What many people don’t realize is the breadth of the science behind it and how much of our health—physical, mental, emotional—is bound up in the way we look at and experience the world. Now, modern biology and neuroscience can actually quantify many of the effects of mindfulness and you may be surprised by how powerful the impact can...
  16. Scientific Secrets for a Powerful Memory

    Scientific Secrets for a Powerful Memory

    Peter M. Vishton
    4.3 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (88)
    Starting at $94.95 Starting at $94.95 $99.95 $94.95$99.95
    Memory is, without a doubt, the most powerful (and practical) tool of everyday life. By linking both your past and your future, memory gives you the power to plan, to reason, to perceive, and to understand. Yet while all of us have an amazing capacity for memory, there are plenty of times when it seems to fail us. Why does this happen? And how can you fix it? In Scientific Secrets for a Powerful Memory, you'll...
  17. Fighting Misinformation: Digital Media Literacy

    Fighting Misinformation: Digital Media Literacy

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    4 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (11)
    Starting at $109.95 Starting at $109.95 $119.95 $109.95$119.95
    The International Research & Exchanges Board (IREX) has teamed up with The Great Courses to provide an outstanding eight-lecture series designed to arm you with the very skills needed to defuse the threat of misinformation media. Ms.Tara Susman-Peña, a senior technical advisor, and her colleagues at IREX, Mehri Druckman and Nina Odura, will lead you step by step through the history, evolution, science, and impact...
  18. Why You Are Who You Are: Investigations into Human Personality

    Why You Are Who You Are: Investigations into Human Personality

    Mark Leary
    4.4 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (51)
    Starting at $234.95 Starting at $234.95 $269.95 $234.95$269.95
    What makes you different from other people? And what makes you—sometimes—the same? Designed as a fascinating, accessible scientific inquiry, the 24 lectures of Why You Are Who You Are: Investigations into Human Personality, will have you thinking about your personality in a way that leaves you enriched and better informed about what makes you, you.
  19. The Science of Mindfulness: A Research-Based Path to Well-Being

    The Science of Mindfulness: A Research-Based Path to Well-Being

    Ronald D. Siegel
    4.5 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (143)
    Starting at $234.95 Starting at $234.95 $269.95 $234.95$269.95
    In this astonishing look at the wide-scale adoption of mindfulness techniques into mainstream psychology and healthcare, study the brain science underlying these traditional wisdom practices and experience their extraordinary effects in your own life.
  20. Yoga for a Healthy Mind and Body Sale

    Yoga for a Healthy Mind and Body

    Heidi Sormaz
    4.6 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (114)
    Save up to $165.00 Starting at $19.95 $199.95 $19.95$199.95
    Today, millions of people practice yoga, from young to old, from the hyper-athletic to those dealing with chronic diseases. The 12 half-hour lectures of Yoga for a Healthy Mind and Body, taught by acclaimed yoga teacher Dr. Heidi Sormaz, are the ideal first step for a newcomer and a fascinating journey of discovery for those who already practice. After covering the history of yoga and its physiological effects, Dr....