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  1. Nutrition Made Clear Sale

    Nutrition Made Clear

    Roberta H. Anding
    4.4 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (241)
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    Replace nutritional misconceptions with hard science you can understand in Nutrition Made Clear. In 36 in-depth lectures taught by dietitian and Professor Roberta H. Anding, explore the fundamentals of good nutrition and learn how to practically apply them to your unique lifestyle. Designed to appeal to anyone at any age, this course is an invaluable source of medically backed, statistically proven information about...
  2. The Science of Natural Healing Sale

    The Science of Natural Healing

    Mimi Guarneri
    4.4 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (193)
    Save up to $185.00 Starting at $29.95 $254.95 $29.95$254.95
    What is the most effective way to nurture your own optimal health? Are there sound alternatives to the drugs so common in our health-care system, which can carry unwanted consequences and side effects? In the 24 lectures of The Science of Natural Healing, board-certified cardiologist Dr. Mimi Guarneri, founder of the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, leads you in a compelling and practical exploration...
  3. The Learning Brain Sale

    The Learning Brain

    Thad A. Polk
    4.6 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (35)
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    How does the human brain make memories, learn a language, solve problems, and retain the state capitals? Identify and differentiate between several, major kinds of memories and what control we have over retaining and recalling them. Whether you or someone you know needs better study habits, struggles with learning a new skill, or just worries about memories fading with age, get the tools you need with The Learning...
  4. The Addictive Brain

    The Addictive Brain

    Thad A. Polk
    4.8 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (85)
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    Addiction touches us all. By some estimates, 25% of Americans might be addicts. What happens when your brain is on drugs? Discover the neural mechanisms that underlie the behaviors of addiction, and see how drugs and activities like gambling can hijack the brain and lead to behavioral problems. Understanding addiction can motivate an addict to seek treatment, and can lead loved ones to see the addict in a new way.
  5. The Scientific Wonder of Birds Sale

    The Scientific Wonder of Birds

    Bruce E. Fleury
    4.8 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (63)
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    Accompanied by exceptionally rich visuals, from vivid color images and diagrams to video clips of bird behavior, animations, and moving graphics, The Scientific Wonder of Birds unfolds as a thrilling and many-sided panorama of avian life. Ultimately, this course offers you remarkable insight into some of the most beautiful and extraordinary of living creatures.
  6. What Darwin Didn't Know: The Modern Science of Evolution Sale

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

    Scott Solomon
    4.9 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (38)
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    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.
  7. Plant Science: An Introduction to Botany Sale

    Plant Science: An Introduction to Botany

    Catherine Kleier
    4.4 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (105)
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    If you look around right now, chances are you’ll see a plant. It could be a succulent in a pot on your desk, grasses or shrubs just outside your door, or trees in a park across the way. Proximity to plants tends to make us happy, even if we don’t notice, offering unique pleasures and satisfactions. In Plant Science: An Introduction to Botany, Dr. Catherine Kleier opens our eyes to the phenomenal and exciting...
  8. Understanding the Human Body: An Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology Sale

    Understanding the Human Body: An Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

    Anthony A. Goodman
    4.5 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (149)
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    Surgeon, writer, and Professor Anthony A. Goodman puts a solid understanding of human anatomy and physiology within your grasp. You'll learn to see how structure and function are integrated into efficient unity—a perspective that reveals the logic and symmetry of the human organism with awesome clarity. Using detailed color illustrations, life-sized models, and, in one lecture, a video shot during surgery, Dr....
  9. Changing Body Composition through Diet and Exercise Sale

    Changing Body Composition through Diet and Exercise

    Michael Ormsbee
    4.4 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (62)
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    Uncover the latest scientific research in the field of performance nutrition. From the macro to the molecular, this solid, science-based information will help you understand your own body better than you ever have. Gain access to cutting-edge research that demonstrates what works from a renowned expert, along with diet and exercise recommendations that men and women of all ages and fitness levels can follow.
  10. Life in Our Universe Sale

    Life in Our Universe

    Laird Close
    4.1 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (41)
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    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...
  11. Understanding the Misconceptions of Science Sale

    Understanding the Misconceptions of Science

    Don Lincoln
    4.4 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (30)
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    In Understanding the Misconceptions of Science, join Professor Don Lincoln, a Senior Scientist at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, on a 24-lecture exploration of shocking truths about some of science’s most well-known—and often controversial—concepts, including the physics of flight, black holes, quantum mechanics, evolution, and even the possibility of extraterrestrial life.
  12. Physiology and Fitness Sale

    Physiology and Fitness

    Dean Hodgkin
    4.5 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (47)
    Save up to $290.00 Starting at $54.95 $374.95 $54.95$374.95
    Whether your goal is to live to be 100, run a marathon, reduce your waistline, or just get the most from daily life, functional fitness is the foundation for active and dynamic living and the best quality of life you can have. In Physiology and Fitness, international fitness expert Dean Hodgkin shows you a new, scientifically based way to reach your own optimum fitness and to keep it for life. This course presents a...
  13. Stress and Your Body Sale

    Stress and Your Body

    Robert Sapolsky
    4.7 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (114)
    Save up to $195.00 Starting at $39.95 $254.95 $39.95$254.95
    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...
  14. Forensic History: Crimes, Frauds, and Scandals Sale

    Forensic History: Crimes, Frauds, and Scandals

    Elizabeth A. Murray
    4.1 out of 5
    76% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (84)
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    Many famous cases have been reexamined in recent years using the great advances made in forensic science. Cold cases have been reopened. Supposedly solved crimes have been analyzed anew. Explore how cutting-edge investigative techniques are being applied to help unravel criminal enigmas all over the world.
  15. Understanding the Brain Sale

    Understanding the Brain

    Jeanette Norden
    4.7 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (180)
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    Understanding the Brain takes you inside the astonishingly complex brain and shows you how it works, from the gross level of its organization to the molecular level of how cells communicate. With its combination of neurology, biology, and psychology, this course helps you understand how we perceive the world through our senses, how we move, how we learn and remember, and how emotions affect our thoughts and actions.
  16. Introduction to Paleontology Sale

    Introduction to Paleontology

    Stuart Sutherland
    4.6 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (93)
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    Introduction to Paleontology is a thrilling journey through Earth’s history—from a lifeless planet to initial bursts of life, from extinctions to recovery, and ultimately to our world today. Relying considerably on the National Museum of Natural History’s curatorial expertise and extensive collections and taught by award-winning Professor Stuart Sutherland, this course reveals how paleontology helps us better...
  17. Zoology: Understanding the Animal World Sale

    Zoology: Understanding the Animal World

    Donald E. Moore III
    3.8 out of 5
    56% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (32)
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    In Zoology: Understanding the Animal World, The Great Courses teams up with the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute for 24 lectures that take you behind the scenes of the animal world. Dr. Donald E. Moore III brings you up close and personal with a breathtaking variety of animal species, from butterflies to crocodiles to pandas.
  18. The Human Body: How We Fail, How We Heal Sale

    The Human Body: How We Fail, How We Heal

    Anthony A. Goodman
    4.4 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (76)
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    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...
  19. Life in the World's Oceans Sale

    Life in the World's Oceans

    Sean K. Todd
    4.7 out of 5
    96% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (29)
    Save up to $285.00 Starting at $69.95 $384.95 $69.95$384.95
    The Great Courses teams with the Smithsonian to produce a vivid exploration of life in the world’s oceans with Professor Sean K. Todd of the College of the Atlantic. From the beginning of life on Earth to the state of our oceans today, you’ll learn about the latest research on marine-mammal intelligence and communication, bioluminescence, exploration of the ocean floor, the Smithsonian’s own cutting-edge...
  20. Understanding Genetics: DNA, Genes, and Their Real-World Applications Sale

    Understanding Genetics: DNA, Genes, and Their Real-World Applications

    David Sadava
    4.4 out of 5
    69% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (65)
    Save up to $195.00 Starting at $24.95 $254.95 $24.95$254.95
    We use it routinely to cure diseases, solve crimes, and reunite families. Yet we've known about it for only 60 years. And what we're continuing to learn about it every day has the potential to transform our health, our nutrition, our society, and our future. It is DNA—deoxyribonucleic acid, the self-replicating material present in nearly all living organisms. Join award-winning teacher, author, and scientist...