We’re drowning in information, and it can feel overwhelming to wade through it all to decipher the truth from lies. Daniel J. Levitin says he can teach you how.
Levitin is an award-winning neuroscientist and the best-selling author of books like This Is Your Brain on Music and The Organized Mind. In his latest book, The Field Guide to Lies: Critical Thinking in the Information Age, Levitin shares tips for learning how to find the truth in an endless stream of misleading and manipulated information.
He will give you certain “weasel words” and “loose language” that should make you closely examine claims you’re likely to see in ads or in articles. Find out how to think more critically about the information you’re reading on a daily basis.