Cognitive Psychology: Understanding the Human Mind

Course Code: PSY107
Day: Tue Time: 19:10-21:30 Hours: 20 Sessions: 8 Semester: Summer Medium of Instruction: English Location: Online

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Course Description

Did you know that everything you do is controlled by your brain? Your brain enables you to breathe, eat, walk, and sleep even though you may not be fully aware of it. And yet, many people have never learned how to use their brains effectively. This course aims to provide knowledge and training of how you can efficiently use your brain to improve all facets of your life whether it relates to work, family, personal or health aspects. Learn about "visualization," "SCOTOMA" or "blind spots" and concepts like "going beyond your comfort zone." Widen your perspective and see the bigger picture to enable you to become better at problem solving. Learning about the fascinating power of the brain to improve your life will definitely be life changing.

Learning Objectives

1. You will Understand how your brain prevents You from achieving your goal.
2. You will learn & practice how to set your own goal and achieve them.

Who should take this course

Those who have a dream but do not know how to achieve it, those who are struggling to find their own goal, those who want to support people around them.
English Level: Advanced


No required textbook


Kazuyoshi Hisano

Instructor Biography

Kazuyoshi Hisano is the President of both Conoway, Inc. and the Feed Forward Association, and the Vice President of Cognitive Coaching Association. He is an entrepreneur and has vast experience in domestic and multinational companies (i.e. Tyco Electronics, Philips, and Bureau Veritas), where he played various management roles. Before starting Conoway, Inc. he served as COO and Executive Managing Director at ProFuture, Inc. He has coached thousands of people in the past 30 years, and has launched "CEO Coaching", his only one on one CEO and equivalent coaching service. His work is backed by cognitive science, the study of "how the human brain works". He is author of several business-related books, including CEO Coaching, Gold Vision, and Feed Forward. His goal is to provide pro-bono coaching services for people in underdeveloped countries. Kazuyoshi has acquired Bachelor's in Economics from Tokyo University and an MBA from Tsukuba University (top of the class).