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    • Weaponized Lies

    • How to Think Critically in the Post-Truth Era
    • By: Daniel J. Levitin
    • Narrated by: Dan Piraro
    • Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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    We're surrounded by fringe theories, fake news, and pseudofacts. These lies are getting repeated. New York Times best-selling author Daniel Levitin shows how to disarm these socially devastating inventions and get the American mind back on track. Here are the fundamental lessons in critical thinking that we need to know and share now. Investigating numerical misinformation, Daniel Levitin shows how mishandled statistics and graphs can give a grossly distorted perspective and lead us to terrible decisions.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Required reading

    • By Scott Willis on 04-09-17

    Regular price: $24.50

    • A Field Guide to Lies and Statistics

    • A Neuroscientist on How to Make Sense of a Complex World
    • By: Daniel Levitin
    • Narrated by: Dan Piraro
    • Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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      4 out of 5 stars 7

    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. In a world where anyone can become an expert at the click of a button, being able to see through the tricks played with statistics is more necessary than ever before.

    Regular price: $21.31