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  • Published: 2 March 2017
  • ISBN: 9780241313572
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 304
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Weaponized Lies

How to Think Critically in the Post-Truth Era




The bestselling author of The Organized Mind reveals the hidden secrets of statistics

We live in a world of information overload. Facts and figures on absolutely everything are at our fingertips, but are too often biased, distorted, or outright lies. From unemployment figures to voting polls, IQ tests to divorce rates, we're bombarded by seemingly plausible statistics on how people live and what they think. Daniel Levitin teaches us how to effectively ask ourselves: can we really know that? And how do they know that?

In this eye-opening, accessible guide filled with fascinating examples and practical takeaways, acclaimed neuroscientist Daniel Levitin shows us how learning to understand statistics will enable you to make better, smarter judgements on the world around you.

  • Published: 2 March 2017
  • ISBN: 9780241313572
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 304
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