Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction to the Programme

    • Welcome!

    • Overview of the programme

    • Beginning with the End in Mind Exercise

    • Neuroscience of Learning Webinar

    • Big Questions Exercise

  • 2

    Introduction to Module 1 - Brain Basics

    • Introduction to Module 1 - Brain Basics

    • Module 1 - Exercising the Brain

    • Warning!

  • 3

    Your Brain Under the Microscope

    • Introduction

    • The Neuron

    • The Action Potential

    • The Synapse

    • Other Resources:

    • What You Should Try and Remember

  • 4

    Functional Networks

    • Introduction

    • Brain Region - Hypothalamus

    • Brain Region - Insula

    • Brain Region - Hippocampus

    • Brain Region - Basal-Ganglia

    • Basal Ganglia

    • Brain Region - ACC

    • ACC

    • Brain Region - Striatum-NA

    • Brain Region - Amygdala

    • Amygdala

    • Brain Region - PFC

    • Prefrontal Cortex

    • Neuroanatomy Task

    • Other Resources:

    • What You Should Try and Remember

  • 5

    A Soup of Brain Chemicals

    • Introduction

    • Neurochemical Task

    • Neurotransmitter Infographic

    • GABA & Glutamate

    • GABA-Glutamate

    • GABA - Other Resources:

    • Dopamine

    • Dopamine

    • Dopamine - Other Resources:

    • Serotonin

    • Serotonin

    • Serotonin

    • Serotonin - Other Resources:

    • Keep Your Brain Chemistry in Balance

    • Oxytocin and Others

    • Oxytocin

    • Oxytocin - Other Resources:

    • Cortisol & Adrenaline

    • Adrenaline

    • Cortisol

    • Dopamine

    • Cortisol

    • Cortisol and Adrenaline - Other Resources:

    • Oxytocin

    • What You Should Try and Remember

  • 6

    The Plastic Brain

    • Introduction

    • Neuroplasticity Introduction

    • Neuroplasticity Experiments

    • Neuroplasticity Process Questions

    • Neuroplasticity Questions Exercise

    • Growing Evidence of Brain Plasticity

    • Neuroplasticity in Action Task

    • Other Resources:

    • Use Our Minds to Change Our Brains

    • The Changing Brain

    • What You Should Try and Remember

  • 7

    Consolidate and Reflect

    • Introduction

    • Coaching Tasks

    • Coaching Scenarios Task

    • End of Module Coaching Reflections

    • End of Module Brain Friendly Recall

    • End of Module 1 Reflection