Created by:   University of California, San Diego

  • Dr. Barbara Oakley

    Taught by:    Dr. Barbara Oakley, Ramón y Cajal Distinguished Scholar of Global Digital Learning, McMaster University

    Professor of Engineering, Industrial & Systems Engineering, Oakland University

  • Dr. Terrence Sejnowski

    Taught by:    Dr. Terrence Sejnowski, Francis Crick Professor at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies

    Computational Neurobiology Laboratory
Commitmentabout 3 hours of video, 3 hours of exercises, 3 hours of bonus material
English, Subtitles: Arabic, French, Bengali, Ukrainian, Portuguese (European), Chinese (Simplified), Greek, Italian, Portuguese (Brazilian), Vietnamese, Dutch, German, Russian, Spanish, Romanian
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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4.8 stars
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University of California, San Diego
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 10 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom—life is their laboratory.
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Rated 4.8 out of 5 of 22,789 ratings

Make yourself a favor, just take the course. I have done a lot of the opposite of what I should have done. Barbara Oakley is so nice to explain to you, every video is easy to muster and follow. The course is not solely study techniques in the conventional form, the most valuable parts are how our brain solves problems and the basic chemistry that affects it. I enjoyed, I have not finished watching the optional videos but I will and even bought the book. Definitely will review it often or as Dr Barbara said "try to recall" big parts of it and learn it deeply.

Useful and well-orginized

It was such an informative and engaging course! Now all I have to do is to consistently implement those study techniques and stay on tack.

Good course for learning about how our bran works but the curriculum is slow-paced.