Download e-book for kindle: A Field Guide to Lies and Statistics: A Neuroscientist on by Daniel Levitin

By Daniel Levitin

ISBN-10: 0241239990

ISBN-13: 9780241239995

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ISBN-13: 9780241974872

ISBN-10: 1524702528

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

We stay in a global of data overload. evidence 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 assessments to divorce charges, we are bombarded by means of doubtless believable facts on how humans reside and what they suspect. Daniel Levitin teaches us easy methods to successfully ask ourselves: do we really understand that? and the way do they understand that?

In this eye-opening, available advisor jam-packed with interesting examples and useful takeaways, acclaimed neuroscientist Daniel Levitin exhibits us how studying to appreciate information will help you make larger, smarter decisions at the global round you.

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