Jonah Lehrer Working On Book About Neuroscience Behind Why We Falsify Quotes

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Jonah Lehrer Working On Book About Neuroscience Behind Why We Falsify Quotes

NEW YORK—Following his admission this week that he fabricated quotes he attributes to Bob Dylan in his nonfiction bestseller, Imagine, disgraced former New Yorker staff writer Jonah Lehrer announced he had begun work on a new book detailing the unseen neurological factors and genetic patterns behind why we completely invent our source material. "It will take an in-depth, and often whimsical, look at how the quote-falsifying mind works, as well as the sociological conditions that allow such a mind to produce fraudulent work at a very fast pace," said Lehrer,… keep reading >

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