[credit provider=”Youtube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBQwsVwGq7Q”] It’s been just more than two weeks since Jonah Lehrer quit his post at The New Yorker after it emerged that he fabricated quotes in his book Imagine, but as Buzfeed’s Ben Smith and Reyhan Harmanchi report, he’s still got another gig within the Condé Nast publishing empire, at his old publication, Wired. The magazine, which published Lehrer’s […]
[credit provider=”Behance” url=”http://the99percent.com/videos/7193/Jonah-Lehrer-The-Origins-of-Creative-Insight-Why-You-Need-Grit”] Jonah Lehrer’s terrible, awful week is about to get even worse. The disgraced Rhodes scholar’s best-selling book, “Imagine: How Creativity Works” is being withdrawn from sale, according to a Tweet by New York Times’ book reporter Julie Bosman and its publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
[credit provider=”YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ufnp89NOreI”] Jonah Lehrer had it all. He was a respected journalist, thought leader and bestselling author, with gigs at Wired and the New Yorker. And he’s only 31.So why would he risk it all for something as grievous as plagiarism?
At Behance’s annual 99 per cent conference, author Jonah Lehrer, who writes about neuroscience for the New Yorker, spoke about the latest research on creativity and what makes people successful.
[credit provider=”U.S. National Library of Medicine” url=”http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22663351″] In his latest article for The New Yorker, Why Smart People Are Stupid, Jonah Lehrer looks at how inherent cognitive biases disrupt our ability to reason — or in other words, why our unconscious, predisposed selves get in the way of thinking clearly.Lehrer points to a new […]