Jonah Lehrer

Jonah Lehrer is the author of three bestselling books (Proust Was a Neuroscientist, How We Decide , and Imagine: How Creativity Works). He studied neuroscience as an undergraduate at Columbia University, and philosophy and 20th century literature as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University. In the wake of controversy over fabricated Bob Dylan quotations in Imagine, he resigned from his post as a New Yorker staff writer. He remains a features writer at Wired.

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“Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography” at the Getty Museum
“Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography” at the Getty Museum
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An Artist’s Intervention in the Ebola Crisis
An Artist’s Intervention in the Ebola Crisis
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Photographer Spotlight: Jerry Uelsmann
Photographer Spotlight: Jerry Uelsmann

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Radio Hour: “The Look of Silence,” Diana Wagman, and D. W. Griffith
Radio Hour: “The Look of Silence,” Diana Wagman, and D. W. Griffith
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Radio Hour: "Go Set a Watchman" and Film Critic John Powers
Radio Hour: "Go Set a Watchman" and Film Critic John Powers
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Radio Hour: “Naked at Lunch,” Female Comedy Writers, and Vicious Disequilibrium
Radio Hour: “Naked at Lunch,” Female Comedy Writers, and Vicious Disequilibrium