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A Field Guide to Lies - a book by Levitin, Daniel J.

A Field Guide to Lies

Critical Thinking in the Information Age

A Field Guide to Lies( 2 customer ratings | )
Author: Levitin, Daniel J.
ISBN:978-0-525-95522-1
Publication Date:Sep 2016
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Dutton Adult
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $28.00
Book Description:

From The New York Times bestselling author of THE ORGANIZED MIND and THIS IS YOUR BRAIN ON MUSIC, a primer to the critical thinking that is more necessary now than ever. We are bombarded with more information each day than our brains can process--especially in election season. It's raining bad data, half-truths, and even outright lies. New York Times bestselling author Daniel J. Levitin shows how to recognize misleading...
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Book Details
Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: Philosophy / General
Mathematics / Logic
Education / Educational Psychology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.25 x 9.25 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:1.1 Pounds
Author Biography
Levitin, Daniel J. (Author)
Daniel J. Levitin was born on December 27, 1957 in San Francisco, California. He studied electrical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and music at the Berkley College of Music before dropping out of college to become a record producer and professional musician. He returned to school in his thirties, where he studied cognitive psychology/cognitive science, receiving a B.A. from Stanford University in 1992 and a M.Sc. in 1993 and Ph.D. in 1996 from the University of Oregon.

He is a cognitive psychologist, neuroscientist, and author. He runs the Levitin Laboratory for Musical Perception, Cognition, and Expertise at McGill University. He has published extensively in scientific journals and music trade magazines such as Grammy and Billboard. He is also the author of several books including This Is Your Brain on Music, The World in Six Songs, and The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload.

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