Daily Bits Of is all about behavior change and taking small, daily steps to learn new skills and develop personally. But this process could sometimes feel exhausting. Take a break from self-improvement and take a look at some free courses that solely focus on facts.
Courses in this collection:
Your Learning Brain
Nothing but the facts on how the brain works when you're learning.
In this Daily Bits Of Facts course, we dig into the latest research in the field of neuroscience to bring you bite-sized lessons on how the brain learns when it's influenced by factors such as stress, emotions, sleep, curiosity and information overload.
A Primer on Sustainable Cities
How innovation is helping cities lead the way to sustainability
Fifty percent of the world's population is currently living in cities. And chances are that you are, too!
That’s a serious challenge, but also a great opportunity to transform cities into hubs of innovation for sustainable living.
In the absence of a centralized leadership in sustainable development, it’s really up to the cities to imagine and build better living spaces for our generation and the ones that follow.
In this course, we'll introduce you to best practices in circular economy, urban farming, renewable energy, sustainable transportation, urban forests and green buildings. In each lesson, we'll show you how a major city is tackling these issues in a green way.
We'll also guide you on what resources you can access to learn more about sustainable cities, and give you a few tips to get involved in your community's sustainability projects.
Let's get to it!
Getting to Know Your Brain
Everyday neuroscience for curious people
Ever wished you had paid more attention in biology class? Do you feel that you know very little about the one organ you couldn't survive without? Interested in learning about neurotransmitters and what causes some of the most common mental disorders?
Look no further – this is the course for you!
In ten very short lessons, we will go through some of the most important parts and systems in the brain. You will also get a brief, neurological explanation to what might cause depression, anxiety, and addiction.
Don't expect to learn everything there is to know about the brain. Instead expect to learn enough to understand your reactions a bit better, and enough to drop a fun fact or two about the brain at your next dinner party.
Said about the course:
"I love learning about neuroscience, for me who has read lots of books on the subject this was a great reminder. Recommend it to anyone interested in knowing about why we behave the way we do"
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