Daniel Levitin

Weaponized Lies: How to Think Critically in the Post-Truth Era

Daniel Levitin

Talk: Weaponized Lies: How to Think Critically in the Post-Truth Era

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 announcements, statistics, graphs, and written reports revealing the ways lying weasels can use them.

Daniel Levitin

Daniel Joseph Levitin, FRSC is an American cognitive psychologist, neuroscientist, best-selling author, musician and record producer.

A Field Guide to lies

It's raining fringe theories, fake news, and pseudo-facts. These lies are getting repeated. New York Times bestselling author Daniel Levitin shows how to disarm these socially devastating inventions and get the American mind back on track. Here are the fundamental lessons in critical thinking (previously published as A Field Guide to Lies) that we need to know and share now.

Find out more