The Neuroscience of Reframing & How to Do It

The Neuroscience of Reframing & How to Do It

Reframing should be in the water we drink, scientists say. But how does reframing work - and what happens in the brain?

What You'll Learn

Grow a flexible mindset and view occurences and situations from constructive angles


Reframing should be in the water we drink, scientists say. Reframing is the ability to change your perspective deliberately. But why is it praised like that? What happens in the brain when you reframe? What are the inner and outer effects? And how do you do it?

Globally, this course has more than 40,000 students and 800 reviews. More than 800 course participants have reviewed this course over the years. More than 60% give it a straight 5 out of 5 stars, ensuring it an impressive 4.5 out of 5 in total. Will you be the next one to benefit from this free course? 

 You are invited to share your most powerful reframings as a comment to the group.

This course is targeted for professionals, managers and executives which will show in the examples given and the questions asked. However, anyone is free to join so that as many as possible may harvest the benefits of reframing. 

Recommended reading: "Play Your Brain" by Anette Prehn and Kjeld Fredens (Marshall Cavendish, 2011 - translated into both Complex Chinese and Russian).

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What people have said

“A gift beyond measure.”

"If you are looking for inspiration with a science-based foundation this is for you."  

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"An incredibly stimulating, enlightening and well-presented course. Anette Prehn's non-technical approach, together with her clear explanations, made this course a joy to follow."  

"Truly helpful"  

"This woman must be a saint. She gives away so much here that I'm left in utter gratitude."  

"This should have been taught in school at a young age"  


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The Neuroscience of Reframing & How to Do It
10:49 Introduction
23:57 The amygdala and emotion regulation
16:43 What Happens In The Brain When You Reframe?
10:30 Benefit Finding
10:55 Robinson Crusoe Reframing
12:80 Question Your Assumptions
18:17 Perceptual Positions
12:43 Timelines
15:50 Wrap-up & Next Steps
14:59 Framestorm Your Way To Success In Business - Introduction

How It Works



Each course is like an interactive textbook with pre-recorded videos, quizzes and projects.
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Connect with thousands of other learners to debate ideas, discuss course material, and get help mastering new concepts.
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Your Teacher

Anette Prehn

Anette Prehn

Author, Social scientist, Behavioural Expert