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  • A Field Guide to Lies: Critical Thinking in the Information Age
    Views : 445
    Pages : 304

    by: Daniel J. Levitin

    Publisher: pDutton

    Book Description

    A crash course in Skepticism 101.

    “Much of what we read should raise our suspicions,” warns Levitin (Psychology and Behavioral Neuroscience/McGill Univ.; The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload, 2014, etc.). Indeed, lies abound, and “bad statistics are everywhere.” Averages can be manipu ... more

    Publish on

    2016-09-06

    ISBN-10: 0525955224

    ISBN-13: 9780525955221

    Language: English

  • The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload
    Views : 276
    Pages : 528

    by: Daniel J. Levitin

    Publisher: pDutton

    Book Description

    Lost your keys or glasses? Blame your brain, writes Levitin (Psychology and Music/McGill Univ.; The World in Six Songs: How the Musical Brain Created Human Nature, 2008, etc.) in this ingenious combination of neuroscience and self-help.

    Levitin, who served as a studio musician and sound engineer before becoming a neuroscienti ... more

    Publish on

    2014-08-19

    ISBN-10: 052595418X

    ISBN-13: 9780525954187

    Language: English

  • The World in Six Songs: How the Musical Brain Created Human Nature
    Views : 199
    Pages : 368

    by: Daniel J. Levitin

    Publisher: pDutton Adult

    Book Description

    Music played a key role in making societies and civilizations possible.

    So argues research scientist Levitin (Laboratory for Musical Perception, Cognition, and Expertise/McGill University; This Is Your Brain on Music, 2006, etc.), who believes that music and the human brain co-evolved. What distinguishes us from all other species, h ... more

    Publish on

    2008-08-19

    ISBN-10: 0525950737

    ISBN-13: 9780525950738

    Language: English

  • This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession
    Views : 208
    Pages : 320

    by: Daniel J. Levitin

    Publisher: pDutton Adult

    Book Description

    A neuroscientist with a rich musical background explains what is being learned through research about music and the mind.

    Levitin, a former record producer, now director of the Levitin Laboratory for Musical Perception, Cognition and Expertise at McGill University, sees music as a window into the essence of human nature. To bring the unin ... more

    Publish on

    2006-08-03

    ISBN-10: 0525949690

    ISBN-13: 9780525949695

    Language: English