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Dr. Daniel Amen and
Dr. Jesse Payne’s

Brain Thrive by 25 - Basic

Let’s help young brains become great!

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INCLUDES: Brain Thrive by 25 non-accredited course only
$249 $129 

Your brain doesn’t fully develop until your mid-twenties, and it’s involved in everything you do. This non-accredited course includes 12 exclusive evidence-based video modules with downloadable slides, worksheets and practical lab sessions led by brain imaging specialist, Daniel G. Amen, MD and Professor Dr. Jesse Payne. It will help you become the adult you want to be.

 
 
What you will learn…
Brain development

Understand the essentials for better brain health to nurture, protect, and improve your developing mind

Achieving success

Avoid the not-so-obvious bad (brain) habits – and passive thoughts

Educate others

Identify how your brain and the brains of others can help in relationships, academics, work and replace them with good ones

Optimization

Decrease the occurrence of depreciating and start achieving goals by modifying your lifestyle and diet to optimize brain function

Meet Your Instructors

Dr. Daniel G. Amen, MD

Daniel G. Amen, MD, is a double-board certified child and adult psychiatrist, brain imaging specialist, and the medical director of Amen Clinics. As a 12x New York Times bestselling author, including Your Brain Is Always Listening, and a world-renowned neuroscientist, Dr. Amen has pioneered the use of brain imaging in clinical psychiatric practice.

Dr. Amen’s research team has published more than 70 scientific articles including the world’s largest brain imaging and rehabilitation study on professional football players. His research has not only demonstrated high levels of brain damage in players, but also the possibility of significant recovery. His team also published the world’s largest functional brain imaging study on how the brain ages with over 62,000 SPECT scans.

Dr. Jesse Payne, Ed.D, MA

Dr. Payne has been involved in education since 2000, beginning with non-directive play therapy/group instruction and general teaching for elementary-aged students. He has taught in kindergarten, 3rd grade, 4th grade, and in high school. He also spent five years as the Director of Education for Amen Clinics, Inc., and an additional three years as their Director of Human Resources.

Dr. Payne is the author of several books and programs, including: Brain Thrive by 25 (2018), Change Your Brain, Change Your Life Before 25 (2014), Understanding Differences in Perceptions of Effective Urban Elementary School Principals Among Various Educational Stakeholders (2012), Making a Good Brain Great: High School Course (2009), and What I Learned from a Penguin: A Story on How to Help People Change (2006).

How it works

Lessons

Learn at your own pace.

Access hours of exclusive video content from your mobile device, desktop, or the comfort of your own home. Plus, when you sign up you also receive lifetime access to our extensive library of course materials so you can refer back to them again and again.

Applied Learning

Put it to good use.

Our courses are filled with practical knowledge, tools, and tips that can be easily applied to your everyday life. With evidence-based resources and helpful insights from qualified instructors, you’ll learn how the right supplements, diet, exercises and relationships can lead to a happier healthier you.

Community

Engage and Connect.

Interactive online discussions boards allow you to interact and engage with an entire community of like-minded brain health enthusiasts. This is a place where you can post questions, leave comments, celebrate successes, and share your challenges.

Brain Thrive by 25 Basic

Course Outline

Brain Basics
Learn brain basics: its complexity, fragility, plasticity, ability to change and how it controls every aspect of your life.
The Brain Before 25
Learn about the developing mind, the importance of protecting it and how to nurture healthy development.
Prefrontal Cortex & Executive Function
Discover how the PFC is related to focus, concentration, organization, impulse control and more.
The Cingulate & Cognitive Flexibility
Learn how the cingulate is involved with flexibility, stubbornness, obsessiveness and letting go.
Basal Ganglia & Deep Limbic System
Learn about anxiety, predicting the worst, depression, emotions, bonding and relationships.
Impact of Drugs & Alcohol
See the destructive impact of drugs like marijuana and alcohol on the brain with real brain images.
Other Ways We Hurt The Brain
Learn how television, trauma, environmental toxins, technology, lack of sleep, etc. hurt the brain.
Brain Struggles and Mental Health
Learn about the stigma of mental illness and how it is related to brain function; and the effects of specific brain struggles.
Understanding Other People's Brains
Learn how your brain and the brains of others can help in relationships, academics, work and in achieving goals.
Automatic Negative Thoughts (ANTs)
Discover how destructive ANTs are physically and emotionally to you. Learn specific ANT species and how to combat them.
Nutrition & Physical Exercise
Learn how food and exercise have a direct impact on the way your brain works, for better or for worse.
Mental Exercise & Stress Reduction
Understand how lifelong learning keeps the brain from disconnecting and how to combat the toxic effects of chronic stress.
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I access this course?

Follow these steps to access your courses: 1) Go to www.amenuniversity.com/login and after logging into your Amen University account, go to Your Course Library. 2) Find your Brain Thrive by 25 Basic course and click View Course. Oh, and 3) Happy learning! Amen University courses are entirely on-demand, which means that you can enroll in the courses that interest you and learn at your own pace. You can begin the course whenever you like, and there are no deadlines to complete it. Each course includes pre-recorded video lessons, course worksheets and community activities. The videos are viewable at any time, and they can be paused, fast-forwarded, and re-watched as many times as you'd like. In addition, many students utilize the class discussions below each video to share their thoughts, upload their performances, and provide feedback on others' work.

What if I fall behind on the curriculum?

Not to worry! This is a self-paced course meaning, all course curriculum is ready and available to access 24/7 at your leisure.

Can I access this course on mobile devices?

Amen University courses can be accessed from several different devices and platforms, including a desktop/laptop, iPad and tablet devices. This course is mobile friendly and can be viewed on your smartphone browser.

What is Amen University?

Amen University is an online learning experience that offers access to content produced by Daniel G. Amen, MD and carefully selected experts to bring you information centered around brain health and wellness. Amen University courses are entirely on-demand, which means you can enroll in the courses that interest you and learn at your own pace. You can begin the course whenever you like, and there are no deadlines to complete it. Each course includes pre-recorded video lessons, course worksheets, and community activities. The videos are viewable at any time, and they can be paused, fast-forwarded, and re-watched as many times as you’d like. In addition, many students utilize the class discussions below each video to share their thoughts, upload their performances, and provide feedback on others’ work.

How much time do I need to devote to this course?

This is a self-paced, self-study course meaning, all course curriculum is ready and available to access 24/7 at your leisure. Depending on your personal study habits and schedule, students will complete this course at varying rates.

How much does the Brain Thrive by 25 Basic Course Cost?

You can get this course now for $129. The full price is valued at $249

You get unlimited access to every lesson in this course

How does the 30-day guarantee work?

All Amen University courses adhere to our 30-day, 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. If for any reason you decide you want a refund, simply contact us within 30 days of signing up and we will promptly refund 100% of your money, no questions asked.

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