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  1. Effective Communication Skills Sale

    Effective Communication Skills

    Dalton Kehoe
    4.2 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (111)
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    Effective Communication Skills is your chance to learn more about how you communicate verbally, the common problems you can encounter in doing so, and how you can improve your own effectiveness—especially by overcoming the psychological and biological hard-wiring that often gets in the way of success. These 24 mind-opening lectures by Professor Dalton Kehoe, packed with the tools and strategies you need, are a...
  2. Understanding the Mysteries of Human Behavior Sale

    Understanding the Mysteries of Human Behavior

    Mark Leary
    4.5 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (108)
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    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...
  3. The Addictive Brain

    The Addictive Brain

    Thad A. Polk
    4.8 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (88)
    Starting at $169.95 Starting at $169.95 $199.95 $169.95$199.95
    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.
  4. Understanding Nonverbal Communication Sale

    Understanding Nonverbal Communication

    Mark G. Frank
    3.8 out of 5
    65% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (92)
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    Explore the history, evolution, and context of both the outright obvious and the sublimely subtle nuances of personal expression. This course will view the scope of nonverbal communication through the lens of science, led by Dr. Mark Frank, a renowned expert in this field, and will show you how understanding nonverbal communication helps you to better you understand people.
  5. Influence: Mastering Life's Most Powerful Skill

    Influence: Mastering Life's Most Powerful Skill

    Kenneth G. Brown
    4 out of 5
    69% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (79)
    Starting at $169.95 Starting at $169.95 $199.95 $169.95$199.95
    Whether you realize it or not, you’re constantly surrounded by people and groups trying to influence the way you think, act, and feel. But you don’t have to let influence just happen to you. You can actively take charge of your decisions—and your life—by grasping the science behind how influence works and by strengthening your own skills at influence and persuasion. In Influence: Mastering Life’s...
  6. Economics, 3rd Edition

    Economics, 3rd Edition

    Timothy Taylor
    4.6 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (123)
    Starting at $319.95 Starting at $319.95 $374.95 $319.95$374.95
    We are all economists—when we work, buy, save, invest, pay taxes, and vote. It repays us many times over to be good economists. Economic issues are active in our lives every day. This course helps you think about and discuss economic issues that affect you and the nation every day—interest rates, unemployment, personal investing, budget deficits, globalization, and many more—with a greater level of knowledge...
  7. The Art of Storytelling: From Parents to Professionals Sale

    The Art of Storytelling: From Parents to Professionals

    Hannah B. Harvey
    3.8 out of 5
    64% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (127)
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    The gift of storytelling may be one of life's most powerful—and envied—skills. A well-crafted narrative can keep the people, values, and life lessons you hold dear alive and give you the power to influence others. Now, The Art of Storytelling: From Parents to Professionals reveals the tried-and-true methods experienced storytellers use to develop and tell entertaining and memorable stories. In 24 enthralling...
  8. Transformational Leadership: How Leaders Change Teams, Companies, and Organizations

    Transformational Leadership: How Leaders Change Teams, Companies, and Organizations

    Michael A. Roberto
    4.4 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (31)
    Starting at $214.95 Starting at $214.95 $254.95 $214.95$254.95
    Get an essential guide to the dynamics of transformational leadership with Transformational Leadership: How Leaders Change Teams, Companies, and Organizations. Professor Michael A. Roberto's 24 lectures examine the leadership behaviors essential to creating positive change in teams and organizations. Filled with case studies and lessons from leaders in business and politics, as well as specific skills you can put to...
  9. Thinking like an Economist: A Guide to Rational Decision Making Sale

    Thinking like an Economist: A Guide to Rational Decision Making

    Randall Bartlett
    4.7 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (114)
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    Discover why "thinking like an economist" can give you newfound confidence in a range of financial and personal situations. With Thinking like an Economist: A Guide to Rational Decision Making, you'll learn how to identify the varied situations in which economics affects your life—and how to wield the tools economists use to help you make the wisest choices in those situations. Award-winning Professor Randall...
  10. History of the Supreme Court Sale

    History of the Supreme Court

    Peter Irons
    4.4 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (116)
    Save up to $320.00 Starting at $29.95 $374.95 $29.95$374.95
    The Supreme Court has defined the boundaries of our speech and actions since its first meeting in 1790, adding to our history books names such as Justices Earl Warren, Thurgood Marshall, and Warren Burger, and landmark trials including Roe v. Wade and Dred Scott v. John Sandford. You will have a front-row seat with Professor Peter Irons as you hear lawyers actually arguing before the Court, and examine the themes of...
  11. Art of Conflict Management: Achieving Solutions for Life, Work, and Beyond

    Art of Conflict Management: Achieving Solutions for Life, Work, and Beyond

    Michael Dues
    4.3 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (60)
    Starting at $214.95 Starting at $214.95 $254.95 $214.95$254.95
    Improve and enhance the way you handle conflict in your professional and personal life with The Art of Conflict Management: Achieving Solutions for Life, Work, and Beyond. These 24 lectures by award-winning Professor Michael Dues are filled with practical tips, tools, and techniques—all of which draw on groundbreaking research and strategies rooted in the "win-win" model that has dominated this exciting field...
  12. Your Deceptive Mind: A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills Sale

    Your Deceptive Mind: A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills

    Steven Novella
    4 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (97)
    Save up to $195.00 Starting at $39.95 $254.95 $39.95$254.95
    Dr. Steven Novella of the Yale School of Medicine equips you with the knowledge and skills you need to become a savvier, sharper critical thinker in your professional and personal life. The 24 rewarding lectures of Your Deceptive Mind: A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills immerses you in the science of cognitive biases and thought processes. By learning how to think about thinking (a fascinating process...
  13. How You Decide: The Science of Human Decision Making

    How You Decide: The Science of Human Decision Making

    Ryan Hamilton
    4.5 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (20)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $269.95 $149.95$269.95
    Scientists have spent centuries trying to discern how humans make choices. This course looks at the cutting-edge research revealed via the scientific method to understand and explain the human decision making process. You’ll better understand the choices you face every day, the tools you can use to make the best decisions for your personal goals, and how to most effectively influence the decisions of others.
  14. Civil Liberties and the Bill of Rights Sale

    Civil Liberties and the Bill of Rights

    John E. Finn
    4.5 out of 5
    72% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (84)
    Save up to $314.95 Starting at $40.00 $374.95 $40.00$374.95
    This course introduces students to a uniquely American invention: the written specification of individual liberties and rights that citizens possess, and has as its subject the relationship of law to the most fundamental questions about politics, morality, and human nature.
  15. Understanding Complexity Sale

    Understanding Complexity

    Scott E. Page
    4.5 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (112)
    Save up to $139.95 Starting at $40.00 $199.95 $40.00$199.95
    Discover and grasp the fundamentals and applications of the amazing field of complexity science with Understanding Complexity. Professor Scott E. Page—one of the field's most highly regarded teachers and researchers—shows you how complexity science helps us understand the nature and behavior of financial markets, corporations, native cultures, governments, and other systems that play important roles in...
  16. How Ideas Spread Sale

    How Ideas Spread

    Jonah Berger
    3.9 out of 5
    70% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (24)
    Save up to $139.95 Starting at $40.00 $199.95 $40.00$199.95
    Gain insight into the fascinating world of viral trends and your own decision-making behaviors with a New York Times best-selling author, award-winning professor, and sought-after consultant of the Fortune 500.
  17. Thinking about Capitalism Sale

    Thinking about Capitalism

    Jerry Z. Muller
    4.5 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (114)
    Save up to $320.00 Starting at $29.95 $374.95 $29.95$374.95
    In an era of increasing globalization, capitalism plays a dramatic role in the world economy and your everyday life. Explore the wealth of perspectives on this pervasive economic force in Thinking about Capitalism, and gain fresh insights into capitalism's history, its proponents and opponents, and its startling impact on our world. Drawing on his exceptional ability to frame each thinker's concerns within its...
  18. Big Data: How Data Analytics Is Transforming the World

    Big Data: How Data Analytics Is Transforming the World

    Tim Chartier
    3.7 out of 5
    63% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (44)
    Starting at $234.95 Starting at $234.95 $269.95 $234.95$269.95
    From science to sales, from sociology to sports, data analytics is unraveling the fascinating secrets hidden in numbers, patterns, relationships, and information of every kind. Big Data: How Data Analytics Is Transforming the World introduces you to the key concepts, methods, and accomplishments of this versatile approach to problem solving. See the big picture of big data, and the crucial role of data analytics in...
  19. Psychology of Human Behavior

    Psychology of Human Behavior

    David W. Martin
    3.8 out of 5
    54% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (48)
    Starting at $334.95 Starting at $334.95 $374.95 $334.95$374.95
    This course, taught by Professor David Martin, is an outstanding introduction to psychology, beginning with its history and looking ahead to its future. Its 36 lectures work smoothly as an easy-to-follow primer and offer an ideal starting point for satisfying curiosity about how the mind works, perspectives from a variety of social scientists, and directions for further learning.
  20. How We Learn Sale

    How We Learn

    Monisha Pasupathi
    4.3 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (40)
    Save up to $194.95 Starting at $40.00 $254.95 $40.00$254.95
    Shed some much-needed light on what's going on when you learn, and dispel some pervasive myths about an activity so central to your daily life. With Professor Monisha Pasupathi's 24-lecture course, How We Learn, you'll examine interesting theories about learning; explore the ways we master tasks such as speaking a new language, learning a musical instrument, or navigating through a new city; and gain vital...