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  • 19 January 2020
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free read ☆ A Field Guide to Lies and Statistics: A Neuroscientist on How to Make Sense of a Complex World Ust because there's a number on something doesn't mean that the number was arrived at properly Logic can help to evaluate whether or not a chain of reasoning is valid And infoliteracy teaches us that not all sources of information are eual and that biases can distort data Faced with a world too eager to flood us with information the best response is to be prepared A Field Guide to Lies helps us avoid learning a lot of things that aren't tr. This is an outstanding book on critical thinking and applying statistics to everyday life I think this should be reuired readi

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free read ☆ A Field Guide to Lies and Statistics: A Neuroscientist on How to Make Sense of a Complex World Winner of the Mavis Gallant Prize for Non FictionWinner of the 2017National Business Book AwardShortlisted for the 20162017 Donner PrizeFrom the bestselling author of The Organized Mind the must have book about how to analyze who and what to trust in the age of information overload 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. For anyone about to start University this is a must have primer Levitin writes in such an easy going way that you can see him s

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free read ☆ A Field Guide to Lies and Statistics: A Neuroscientist on How to Make Sense of a Complex World Information In A Field Guide to Lies neuroscientist Daniel Levitin outlines the many pitfalls of the information age and provides the means to spot and avoid them Levitin groups his field guide into two categories statistical infomation and faulty arguments ultimately showing how science is the bedrock of critical thinking It is easy to lie with stats and graphs as few people take the time to look under the hood and see how they work And j. A must read for anyone willing to uestion what they hear or read Most helpful if you are facing medical decisions and have dif