Cognitive Psychology: The Neuro-Science of Willpower

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Program Description

In this course, you will learn about the science behind strong willpower, and raise your self-control to allow you to achieve your goals. Based on the latest research and cutting-edge insights from cognitive psychology, neuroscience and medicine, this course distils it all into practical lessons and tools to build your willpower.

Self-control affects your life almost constantly. Whether it’s going for a run after work, writing another job application or resisting the temptation of watching another episode Big Bang Theory. All of these decisions depend on your self-control.

This course will teach you to learn and apply the insights psychologists and neuroscientists have had over the last decades. And it will take you on a journey towards understanding and mastering willpower. To maximize your success, health and happiness.

Highlights

  • Course covers the latest scientific background to do with the cognitive psychology underpinning willpower
  • The core of the course is to help you to apply this knowledge
  • Learn about a wide variety of willpower hacks
  • Trick yourself into self-control through cognitive psychology techniques
  • Understand the cognitive reasoning behind willpower and use this to take control of your life.
  • Guest appearances from Jerry Seinfeld and Homer Simpson!

Who is this course for?

  • People who want to change towards a healthier lifestyle through dieting or exercise
  • People looking to get rid of addiction based behaviours
  • Those who want to stop procrastinating
  • Students interested in cognitive psychology, and how the mind works.
Last updated January 2018

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