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    • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    • Techniques for Retraining Your Brain
    • Autor: Jason M. Satterfield, The Great Courses
    • Sprecher: Jason M. Satterfield
    • Spieldauer: 12 Std. und 35 Min.
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    Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a well-tested collection of practical techniques for managing moods and modifying undesirable behaviors through self-awareness, critical analysis, and goal-oriented change. CBT illuminates the links between thoughts, emotions, behaviors, and physical health and uses those connections to develop concrete plans for self-improvement. In 24 engaging half-hour lectures, you'll build a robust and effective self-improvement toolkit with the expert guidance of Professor Satterfield of the University of California, San Francisco.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolut hörenswert!

    • Von Amazon Kunde Am hilfreichsten 13.09.2017

    Regulärer Preis: 37,95 €

    • The Learning Brain

    • Autor: The Great Courses
    • Sprecher: Professor Thad A. Polk PhD Carnegie Mellon University
    • Spieldauer: 12 Std. und 23 Min.
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    One of the most complicated and advanced computers on Earth can't be purchased in any store. This astonishing device, responsible for storing and retrieving vast quantities of information that can be accessed at a moment's notice, is the human brain. How does such a dynamic and powerful machine make memories, learn a language, and remember how to drive a car? What habits can we adopt in order to learn more effectively throughout our lives? The answers to these questions are merely the tip of the iceberg in The Learning Brain.

    Regulärer Preis: 35,95 €

    • The Story of Human Language

    • Autor: John McWhorter, The Great Courses
    • Sprecher: John McWhorter
    • Spieldauer: 18 Std. und 15 Min.
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    Language defines us as a species, placing humans head and shoulders above even the most proficient animal communicators. But it also beguiles us with its endless mysteries, allowing us to ponder why different languages emerged, why there isn't simply a single language, how languages change over time and whether that's good or bad, and how languages die out and become extinct.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • solid, but less scientific than hoped

    • Von M. R. Am hilfreichsten 06.08.2017

    Regulärer Preis: 45,95 €

    • Understanding Japan

    • A Cultural History
    • Autor: Mark J. Ravina, The Great Courses
    • Sprecher: Mark J. Ravina
    • Spieldauer: 12 Std.
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    In an exciting partnership with the Smithsonian, The Great Courses presents these 24 lectures that offer an unforgettable tour of Japanese life and culture. Professor Ravina, with the expert collaboration of the Smithsonian's historians, brings you a grand portrait of Japan.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • exceptional

    • Von copa89 Am hilfreichsten 14.04.2017

    Regulärer Preis: 37,95 €

    • The Other Side of History: Daily Life in the Ancient World

    • Autor: Robert Garland, The Great Courses
    • Sprecher: Robert Garland
    • Spieldauer: 24 Std. und 28 Min.
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 58

    Look beyond the abstract dates and figures, kings and queens, and battles and wars that make up so many historical accounts. Over the course of 48 richly detailed lectures, Professor Garland covers the breadth and depth of human history from the perspective of the so-called ordinary people, from its earliest beginnings through the Middle Ages.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hervorragend und unterhaltsam

    • Von Bambikill Am hilfreichsten 20.05.2014

    Regulärer Preis: 57,95 €

    • The Will to Power: The Philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche

    • Autor: The Great Courses, Kathleen M. Higgins, Robert C. Solomon
    • Sprecher: Kathleen M. Higgins, Robert C. Solomon
    • Spieldauer: 12 Std. und 16 Min.
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
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    Who was Friedrich Nietzsche? This lonely and chronically ill, yet passionate, daring, and complex man is perhaps the most mysterious and least understood of all contemporary philosophers. Why are his brilliant insights so relevant for today? How did he become the most misinterpreted and unfairly maligned intellectual figure of the last two centuries?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • much appreciated!

    • Von madJack Am hilfreichsten 18.01.2017

    Regulärer Preis: 37,95 €

    • Your Deceptive Mind: A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills

    • Autor: Steven Novella, The Great Courses
    • Sprecher: Steven Novella
    • Spieldauer: 12 Std. und 39 Min.
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
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      5 out of 5 stars 54
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 54

    No skill is more important in today's world than being able to think about, understand, and act on information in an effective and responsible way. What's more, at no point in human history have we had access to so much information, with such relative ease, as we do in the 21st century. But because misinformation out there has increased as well, critical thinking is more important than ever. These 24 rewarding lectures equip you with the knowledge and techniques you need to become a savvier, sharper critical thinker in your professional and personal life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • wow! very nice and interesting.

    • Von Samuel Am hilfreichsten 14.10.2015

    Regulärer Preis: 37,95 €

    • Writing Great Fiction: Storytelling Tips and Techniques

    • Autor: James Hynes, The Great Courses
    • Sprecher: James Hynes
    • Spieldauer: 12 Std. und 17 Min.
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    From evoking a scene to charting a plot to revising your drafts, Writing Great Fiction: Storytelling Tips and Techniques offers a master class in storytelling. Taught by award-winning novelist James Hynes, a former visiting professor at the famed Iowa Writers' Workshop, these 24 insightful lectures show you the ins and outs of the fiction writer's craft.

    Regulärer Preis: 37,95 €

    • Great Music of the 20th Century

    • Autor: The Great Courses
    • Sprecher: Professor Robert Greenberg PhD
    • Spieldauer: 17 Std. und 50 Min.
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    The 20th century was a hotbed of musical exploration, innovation, and transformation unlike any other epoch in history. Ranging across the century in its entirety, these 24 lectures present a musical cornucopia of astounding dimensions - a major presentation and exploration of the incredible brilliance and diversity of musical art across a turbulent century. Far more than simply a series of lectures, the program comprises a huge and many-sided resource for discovering the endless riches of 20th-century concert music across the globe.

    Regulärer Preis: 42,95 €

    • Big History: The Big Bang, Life on Earth, and the Rise of Humanity

    • Autor: David Christian, The Great Courses
    • Sprecher: David Christian
    • Spieldauer: 24 Std. und 26 Min.
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
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    How is it possible for the disciplines of cosmology, geology, anthropology, biology, and history to fit together? These 48 lectures answer that question by weaving a single story from accounts of the past developed by a variety of scholarly disciplines. The result is a story stretching from the origins of the universe to the present day and beyond, in which human history is seen as part of the history of our Earth and biosphere, and the Earth's history, in turn, is seen as part of the history of the universe.

    Regulärer Preis: 57,95 €

    • iRest: Integrative Restoration Yoga Nidra for Deep Relaxation

    • Autor: Molly Birkholm, The Great Courses
    • Sprecher: Molly Birkholm
    • Spieldauer: 13 Std. und 34 Min.
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    The form of research-based meditation known as Integrative Restoration (or iRest®) has helped special operations troops improve their resiliency, executives manage stress, cancer patients cope with pain, and trauma survivors experience safety and healing. Now, bring the practice right into your life and home in these 24 classes.

    Regulärer Preis: 35,95 €

    • American Military History: From Colonials to Counterinsurgents

    • Autor: Wesley K. Clark, The Great Courses
    • Sprecher: Wesley K. Clark
    • Spieldauer: 11 Std. und 29 Min.
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    Wars have played a crucial role in defining the United States and its place in the world. No one is better equipped to analyze this subject in depth than retired US Army Gen. Wesley K. Clark - decorated combat veteran, author, Rhodes Scholar, and former NATO Supreme Commander. In this course, Gen. Clark explores the full scope of America's armed conflicts, from the French and Indian War in the mid-18th century to the Global War on Terrorism in the 21st.

    Regulärer Preis: 37,95 €

    • Psychology of Human Behavior

    • Autor: David W. Martin, The Great Courses
    • Sprecher: David W. Martin
    • Spieldauer: 18 Std. und 29 Min.
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
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    Today's psychologist is apt to be very different from the image most people conjure up when asked to picture one - an image that almost always suggests Sigmund Freud or someone like him, complete with leather couch.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Introductionary Course! Great Speaker!

    • Von Julien Braun Am hilfreichsten 28.08.2017

    Regulärer Preis: 45,95 €

    • No Excuses: Existentialism and the Meaning of Life

    • Autor: Robert C. Solomon, The Great Courses
    • Sprecher: Robert C. Solomon
    • Spieldauer: 12 Std. und 7 Min.
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    What is life? What is my place in it? What choices do these questions obligate me to make? More than a half-century after it burst upon the intellectual scene - with roots that extend to the mid-19th century - Existentialism's quest to answer these most fundamental questions of individual responsibility, morality, and personal freedom, life has continued to exert a profound attraction.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Introduction to Existentialism

    • Von Andreas S. Am hilfreichsten 30.07.2017

    Regulärer Preis: 37,95 €

    • The Italians before Italy: Conflict and Competition in the Mediterranean

    • Autor: Kenneth R. Bartlett, The Great Courses
    • Sprecher: Kenneth R. Bartlett
    • Spieldauer: 12 Std. und 8 Min.
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    Take a riveting tour of the Italian peninsula, from the glittering canals of Venice to the lavish papal apartments and ancient ruins of Rome. In these 24 lectures, Professor Bartlett traces the development of the Italian city-states of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, showing how the modern nation of Italy was forged out of the rivalries, allegiances, and traditions of a vibrant and diverse people.

    Regulärer Preis: 37,95 €

    • English Grammar Boot Camp

    • Autor: Anne Curzan, The Great Courses
    • Sprecher: Anne Curzan
    • Spieldauer: 12 Std. und 26 Min.
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
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    Grammar! For many of us, the word triggers memories of finger-wagging schoolteachers, and of wrestling with the ambiguous and complicated rules of using formal language. But what is grammar? In fact, it's the integral basis of how we speak and write. As such, a refined awareness of grammar opens a world of possibilities for both your pleasure in the English language and your skill in using it, in both speech and the written word.

    Regulärer Preis: 37,95 €

    • A Brief History of the World

    • Autor: Peter N. Stearns, The Great Courses
    • Sprecher: Peter N. Stearns
    • Spieldauer: 19 Std. und 1 Min.
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    The construction of the great pyramids of Egypt, the development of democracy in ancient Greece, the glories of ancient Rome-these stories are familiar to students of history. But what about the rest of the world? How do the histories of China and Japan, or Russia, India, and the remote territories of Sub-Saharan Africa and South America fit in with commonly known accounts of Western traditions?Learn the rest of the story with these 36 riveting lectures that survey the expanse of human development and civilization across the globe.

    Regulärer Preis: 45,95 €

    • Forensic History: Crimes, Frauds, and Scandals

    • Autor: Elizabeth A. Murray, The Great Courses
    • Sprecher: Elizabeth A. Murray
    • Spieldauer: 12 Std. und 10 Min.
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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    Modern history is filled with terrible crimes, baffling hoaxes, and seedy scandals. The infamous Jack the Ripper slayings. The alleged survival of Anastasia Romanov, the youngest daughter of the murdered Tsar. Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong's public fall from grace. The Chicago Tylenol poisonings and the copycat crimes that followed.

    Regulärer Preis: 37,95 €

    • History's Great Military Blunders and the Lessons They Teach

    • Autor: The Great Courses, Gregory S. Aldrete
    • Sprecher: Gregory S. Aldrete
    • Spieldauer: 12 Std. und 12 Min.
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
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    Military history often highlights successes and suggests a sense of inevitability about victory, but there is so much that can be gleaned from considering failures. Study these crucibles of history to gain a better understanding of why a civilization took - or didn't take - a particular path.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Sicherlich kein Universitäts-Niveau

    • Von Kurt Schulte Herbrüggen Am hilfreichsten 12.11.2017

    Regulärer Preis: 37,95 €

    • Food: A Cultural Culinary History

    • Autor: Ken Albala, The Great Courses
    • Sprecher: Ken Albala
    • Spieldauer: 18 Std. und 22 Min.
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
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    Eating is an indispensable human activity. As a result, whether we realize it or not, the drive to obtain food has been a major catalyst across all of history, from prehistoric times to the present. Epicure Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin said it best: "Gastronomy governs the whole life of man."

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • interesting....right?

    • Von Dissidentdreamr Am hilfreichsten 14.05.2015

    Regulärer Preis: 45,95 €

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