Making Sense of the Environment
Making Sense of the Environment

Making Sense of the Environment

by Tarry Ahuja, PhD

In this MCAT prep course, you will learn everything you need to know about how we make sense of the environment around us. This course covers the subjects of the Foundational Concept 6 (Content Category 6b).

Whether you’re studying problem solving and decision making or the influence of language on cognition, Dr. Tarry Ahuja will give you a well-structured overview and introduce you to the most important topics such as:

  • Attention
  • Cognition
  • Consciousness
  • Memory
  • Language

Our video courses are supplemented with scripts and matching articles. Quiz questions help with retention and will make preparation for the MCAT efficient and fun.

Course Details

  • Videos 27
  • Duration 3:02 h
  • Quiz questions 101
  • Articles 7


Your Educators of course Making Sense of the Environment

 Tarry Ahuja, PhD

Tarry Ahuja, PhD

Dr. Tarry Ahuja is currently a senior medical real-world evidence scientist for a major pharmaceutical company for Europe and Canada and is a lecturer at Carleton University teaching “Biological Foundations of Addictions” and “Health Psychology”.

He graduated with a PhD in Neuroscience with a specialty in electrophysiology and pharmacology from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada.

He has worked for over 10 years in the hospital setting in sleep disorders clinic working with patients and trying to better understand sleep patterns and sleep disorders. Additional, he has done over 10 years of clinical research in the areas of Alzheimer’s, stroke and ischemia with the National Research Council of Canada.

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could be better
By Valentina V. on 23. April 2019 for Brain Areas that Control Language and Speech – Language (PSY, BIO)

there are more areas involved in language control, and different types of aphasia.

Engaging with good use of humor
By Manraj J. on 22. October 2018 for Selective Attention – Attention (PSY)

Engaging with good use of humor, well structured, generally his videos are excellent

By DR GULAM M. on 17. August 2018 for Stages of Sleep – Consciousness (PSY)


Great lessons
By Paige O. on 08. May 2018 for Making Sense of the Environment

It's one of the most useful skills. Memory is a major part of our lives in medical school.