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And Now Jonah Lehrer’s Second Book Is Being Pulled From Stores

[credit provider=”Youtube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBQwsVwGq7Q”] Fabricated Bob Dylan quotes in his previous book, “Imagine” led to author Jonah Lehrer’s resignation from the New Yorker, and to the publisher of that book, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, pulling it from store shelves. Now, according to Michael Moynihan at The Daily Beast, the publisher has decided to […]
And Now Jonah Lehrer’s Second Book Is Being Pulled From Stores
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Jonah Lehrer Is Getting Ready To Tell The World Why He Self-Plagiarized

Jonah Lehrer is so very close to giving us an on-the-record first-hand account about all that self-plagiarizing, his resignation from The New Yorker, and his made-up Bob Dylan quotes — he just has to finish writing it. “I’m writing something about the mistake and affair myself, if only so I can learn […]
Jonah Lehrer Is Getting Ready To Tell The World Why He Self-Plagiarized
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Wired Is Taking Jonah Lehrer Back — Just Two Weeks After His Plagiarism Scandal Broke

[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 […]
Wired Is Taking Jonah Lehrer Back — Just Two Weeks After His Plagiarism Scandal Broke
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People Who Think Jonah Lehrer’s A Liar Can Now Get A Refund For His Book

[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 The disgraced Rhodes scholar’s best-selling book, “Imagine: How Creativity Works” is being withdrawn from sale, according to a Tweet by New York Times’ book reporter Julie Bosman and its publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
People Who Think Jonah Lehrer’s A Liar Can Now Get A Refund For His Book
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Jonah Lehrer Fell Victim To His Own Cognitive Bias

[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?
Jonah Lehrer Fell Victim To His Own Cognitive Bias
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New Study Shows Why Most People Think They’re Better Than Everyone Else

[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 […]
New Study Shows Why Most People Think They’re Better Than Everyone Else