Books by Daniel J. Levitin

DANIEL J. LEVITIN runs the Levitin Laboratory for Musical Perception, Cognition, and Expertise at McGill University, where he holds the Bell Chair in the Psychology of Electronic Communications. Before becoming a neuroscientist, he was a record producer w

A FIELD GUIDE TO LIES by Daniel J. Levitin
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"Valuable tools for anyone willing to evaluate claims and get to the truth of the matter."
A crash course in Skepticism 101. Read full book review >
THE ORGANIZED MIND by Daniel J. Levitin
Released: Aug. 19, 2014

"A prolific genre of books covers this subject, but Levitin holds his own, and his examination of brain function stands out."
Lost your keys or glasses? Blame your brain, writes Levitin (Psychology and Music/McGill Univ.; The World in Six Songs: How the Musical Brain Created Human Nature, 2008, etc.) in this ingenious combination of neuroscience and self-help. Read full book review >
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"A provocative thesis agreeably presented."
Music played a key role in making societies and civilizations possible. Read full book review >
Released: Aug. 3, 2006

"Levitin makes the science of music readily understandable to the non-scientist and non-musician alike."
A neuroscientist with a rich musical background explains what is being learned through research about music and the mind. Read full book review >