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JONAH LEHRER is an editor at large for SEED magazine and author of Proust Was a Neuroscientist (Mariner, 2008). His second book, How We Decide (Houghton Mifflin), will be published in February 2009.


  • Why Science Needs Art

    by Jonah Lehrer

    The more we know about reality, the more palpable its paradoxes become. The author of Proust Was a Neuroscientist believes that artistic interpretations of scientific ideas and theories offer science a new lens through which to see itself while also furthering our inquiry into the nature of consciousness.

    • Articles
    • September - November 2008
    • 6 pages

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