Jonah Lehrer is a popular chronicler of neuroscience. Captivating, accessible, and never dull, he cracks open the black box of the mind to reveal how we think and how we can make better decisions.
Jonah Lehrer is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Imagine: How Creativity Works, Proust Was a Neuroscientist, and How We Decide. Lehrer has been called "something of a popular science prodigy" by The New York Times. A Rhodes Scholar, Jonah Lehrer broke onto the scene by advocating for a fourth culture, where art and science merge to create a new understanding of the human condition. The Smarter Screen: Surprising Ways to Influence and Improve Online Behavior (by Shlomo Benartzi with Lehrer), was released by Penguin Portfolio in October 2015. Lehrer's newest book, A Book About Love, came out in July 2016.
A graduate of Columbia University with a degree in neuroscience, Jonah Lehrer studied at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar where he received his Masters Degree in 20th century literature and philosophy. Lehrer is a former contributing editor at Wired magazine and National Public Radio's Radiolab. He has also written for The New Yorker, Nature, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal.