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, Estonian, German, Russian, Thai, Spanish, Romanian, Polish
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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Rated 4.8 out of 5 of 29,009 ratings

Content was well presented. The reading of the teleprompter was sometimes awkward and distracting, but ended up being an exercise in focus in itself. I feel like there could have been more description or examples of actually consciously creating a "chunk", as opposed to the more theoretical description of what it is and how it works... something to research, I suppose. Thanks much!

A fantastic course, full of creative and useful ideas. It was just perfect from the simple English language used, excellent illustrations to the highly qualified lecturers. All in all, a very good course to recommend. Thank you for the efforts to make this course freely accessible to everybody. Thank you for sharing personal experiences. Thank you for adding that much of info to my knowledge bank. I hope meet you soon on another useful course.

Great course, i reccomend it for all the people who desire to use better their brain!

the course was perhaps a pathbreaker in my learning process.