Daniel J. Levitin

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

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