Critical Thinking In The Information Age

Sep 7, 2016

  We are bombarded with more information each day than our brains can process—especially in election season. It's raining bad data, half-truths, and even outright lies. In A Field Guide to Lies: Critical Thinking in the Information Age, New York Times bestselling author Daniel J. Levitin shows how to recognize misleading announcements, statistics, graphs, and written reports revealing the ways lying weasels can use them.

It's becoming harder to separate the wheat from the digital chaff. How do we distinguish misinformation, pseudo-facts, distortions, and outright lies from reliable information?