Daniel Levitin

Daniel Joseph Levitin, Ph.D., FRSC, (born December 27, 1957, San Francisco) is an American cognitive psychologist, neuroscientist, and writer. He is James McGill Professor of psychology and behavioral neuroscience at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, with additional appointments in music theory, computer science, and education; Director of the Laboratory for Music Perception, Cognition and Expertise at McGill, and Dean of Arts and Humanities at The Minerva Schools at KGI. He is also a record producer and musician. From September 2006 to April 2007 he served as a weekly commentator on the CBC Radio One show Freestyle, and he has appeared frequently on NPR.
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  • The Logic Behind One Thought, One Paragraph

    … brains are programmed to find food, raise children and do little else, says one neuroscientist and author of “The Organized Mind,” Daniel Levitin. As the world evolved, more distractions entered our daily lives. Now, keeping up on the flood of information is more challenging. Today’s society is more disorganized and chaotic than ever before. Forcing…

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