The Brain and Behavior Course
A Comprehensive Clinical Home Study Course on the Neurobiology of Everyday Life
by Daniel G. Amen, M.D.
The brain is involved in every thing you do. When your brain works right, you work right and when your brain has trouble, you have trouble in your life.
Developing an intimate knowledge of neuroscience is essential to understanding others and having the best life possible.
The Brain and Behavior is an entertaining, practical, 15-week, master’s-level university course taught by Dr. Amen. It's filled with practical neuroscience to make you a better clinician and a more effective person.
Dr. Amen has a unique teaching gift, enabling him to take complex material and make it easy to understand and apply to everyday life. The lessons learned from Amen Clinics sophisticated brain imaging studies -- the world’s largest database of brain SPECT imaging studies related to behavior -- provide the foundation for this comprehensive course.
Accredited Course Contents . . .
- 15 DVD's
- CD-Rom of all color powerpoint slides
- Summary Sheets
- 180 Question test that you will submit to obtain credits
- Packet with instructions about credits, timeline, etc. will be mailed along with your order
Class Topics . . .
Class 1: Brain and Behavior -- Brain Systems Functions and Problems (Part I)
Class 2: Brain and Behavior -- Brain Systems, Left/Right, Male/Female Brain (Part II)
Class 3: Brain Development: How Do I Get To Be Me?
Class 4: Slammed: Understanding and Treating Brain Trauma
Class 5: Healing ADD: Seeing and Treating 6 Types
Class 6: Healing Anxiety, Depression and Bipolar Disorder: Seeing and Treating 7 Types
Class 7: Preventing Alzheimer’s: Understanding and Optimizing Brain Aging
Class 8: Neurobiology of Intimacy: Is This Brain for Me?
Class 9: Neuronal Contemplation: Psychotherapy, Meditation, Prayer and the Brain
Class 10: Neurobiology of Addictions: Substance Abuse, Gambling, Sexual Addictions and More
Class 11: Healing Painful Memories: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Hypnoanalysis and EMDR
Class 12: When the Brain Hurts Others: Understanding and Treating Violence
Class 13: Better Brains Through Biochemistry: Psychiatric Medications
Class 14: Natural Ways to Optimize the Brain: Diet, Exercise, Supplements and Alternative Ways to Heal
Class 15: Is Free Will a Myth: Responsibility, Understanding, Forgiveness and the Brain