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A Field Guide to Lies and Statistics: A Neuroscientist on by Daniel Levitin

By Daniel Levitin

A advisor to severe pondering within the 'post-truth' period, from the writer of Sunday Times best-seller The prepared Mind

We stay in a global of data overload. proof and figures on totally every thing are at our fingertips, yet are too frequently biased, distorted, or outright lies. From unemployment figures to balloting polls, IQ checks to divorce premiums, we are bombarded through possible believable facts on how humans reside and what they believe. Daniel Levitin teaches us tips on how to successfully ask ourselves: will we really comprehend that? and the way do they be aware of that?

In this eye-opening, available consultant jam-packed with attention-grabbing examples and sensible takeaways, acclaimed neuroscientist Daniel Levitin exhibits us how studying to appreciate data will show you how to make greater, smarter decisions at the global round you.

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