Learning how to think clearly

Thinking is a tremendously important skill that we require every single day of our lives. We have to think to learn skills, make decisions, form opinions, and come up with new ideas. Despite all this, most of us don’t truly understand thinking or know how to think properly. In this course, you’ll learn which physical and mental factors impact your thinking ability and how you can use these to your advantage to think better.

Once you’ve completed this course, you can apply the thinking techniques you’ve learned to get more out of all your future Highbrow courses!

   2,152 students completed this course

   97% recommend it to other students

   Teacher: David Urbansky


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97% of students recommend

  “This course is full of hands-on tips on how to improve the one cornerstone function that will help add to the dozen aspects of life.”

  “This course really gave me some perspective on how my brain works and how I can make it work for a clear understanding of my own creative processes. I am excited to implement these simple tasks daily and see the benefits. Already I have noticed a subtle change in my way of thinking by simply reading through and understanding each lesson. I feel stiller and more capable at problem solving.”

  “This course breaks down very complicated theories and matters into easily accessible and understandable ideas and tips. It also ties together all of the parts of the course very nicely.”


Course plan

Lesson 1. What Is Thinking?
Lesson 2. Thinking Fast and Slow
Lesson 3. Cognitive Biases
Lesson 4. Critical Thinking
Lesson 5. Mental Models
Lesson 6. Brain Gym
Lesson 7. Brain Waves
Lesson 8. Embodied Cognition
Episode 9. Brain Fuel
Lesson 10. Conclusion
+ Quiz



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  • Format
    One lesson delivered via email daily
  • Duration
    10 days
  • Time
    5 minutes reading a day

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