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By Daniel Levitin

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

We reside in a global of knowledge overload. evidence and figures on completely every little thing are at our fingertips, yet are too frequently biased, distorted, or outright lies. From unemployment figures to vote casting polls, IQ assessments to divorce premiums, we are bombarded through likely believable data on how humans reside and what they believe. Daniel Levitin teaches us find out how to successfully ask ourselves: will we really be aware of that? and the way do they recognize that?

In this eye-opening, obtainable consultant full of attention-grabbing examples and useful takeaways, acclaimed neuroscientist Daniel Levitin exhibits us how studying to appreciate statistics will assist you make higher, smarter decisions at the international round you.

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