Daniel J. Levitin runs the Laboratory for Musical Perception, Cognition and Expertise at McGill University, where he holds the Bell Chair in the Psychology of Electronic Communication. He worked as a session musician, sound engineer and record producer before becoming a neuroscientist.  He has written extensively both in scientific journals and music trade magazines such as Grammy and Billboard.

Books in order of publication:

From Demo Tape to Record Deal: Handy Guide – 1992

Foundations of Cognitive Psychology: Core Readings – 2002

This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession – 2006

The World in Six Songs – 2008

The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload – 2014

A Field Guide to Lies: Critical Thinking in the Information Age – 2016

Successful Aging: A Neuroscientist Explores the Power and Potential of Our Lives – 2020