Sharper Brain, Smarter You

Course Overview

Course Introduction

Everyone wants to be happy and have a brain that functions at an optimal level. Dr. Wendy Suzuki, professor of neural science and psychology at New York University and author of the book Healthy Brain, Happy Life, discusses her latest research on the positive effects of exercise on our brain. She describes how this has positive implications for the business world as well as individuals.
Dr. Suzuki talks about the concept of brain plasticity and how new brain cells form as the result of an enriched environment, the concept of memories and how they define our personality, and how to improve one’s memory. She discusses her research on brain functions, and the relationship between exercising and the brain and its effect on creativity, mood, energy and memory. Dr. Suzuki also talks about the research on types and duration of exercises that best improve cognitive abilities. She describes what happens in the brains of individuals who meditate for long and shares tips on how to get started with a meditation program. She also talks about the benefits of corporate wellness programs.


Who Should Attend

  • Executives
  • Managers
  • Team Leaders
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Students
  • Anyone Wanting To Improve Brain Efficiency


Course Methodology

This self-paced e-learning course is based on an exclusive interview with Dr. Wendy Suzuki, professor of neural science and psychology at New York University.

Learning Objectives

  • Happiness defined
  • Exercise and its impact on the brain and the role of brain plasticity
  • Memories and personality
  • Connection between exercise and memory
  • Benefits of meditation 
  • Benefits of corporate wellness programs

Course Modules

  • Defining Happiness
    • What Is Happiness
    • What Is Brain Plasticity
    • Impact Of Enriched Environment On The Brain
  • Exercise And The Brain
    • Impact Of Exercising
    • Exercises That Work Best
  • Memory And Meditation
    • How Does Memory Work
    • How Memories Define A Personality
    • Connection Between Exercise And Memory
    • Benefits Of Meditation 
  • Personal Well-Being
    • Benefits Of Corporate Wellness Programs
    • Case Study
  • Category
    Personal Effectiveness
  • Skills Level
  • Duration
    33 min
  • Competencies
    Health Awareness
    Cognitive Thinking

Course Experts

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Wendy Suzuki Professor - New York University