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Jonah Lehrer Is Not An Unfairly Treated Victim

Apparently, Jon Ronson’s new book has a lengthy defense of Jonah Lehrer, equating him with Justine Sacco, the PR person who lost her job over a single apparently racist tweet that almost certainly wasn’t. As Daniel Engber explains in detail, this really isn’t going to fly. Engber finds more examples of Lehrer’s malpractice from the […]

Man Appropriately Shunned

But if this scandal teaches us anything, it’s that stories can be massaged and altered to leverage our emotions and to fit a certain aim. Here’s the truth about Jonah Lehrer: His career has not been destroyed, nor has he apologized for the full extent of his mistakes. This master storyteller did not wander in […]

Were We Too Hard on Jonah Lehrer?

“My very first thought every morning is what I’ve done wrong,” says disgraced science writer Jonah Lehrer in Jon Ronson’s new book, So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed, out today from Riverhead Press. “There’s a tremendous amount of remorse. Show More Summary

Some News

This week we concluded a preliminary WIRED review of a sample of articles from Jonah Lehrer’s personal blog, Frontal Cortex, which was active on Wired.com from July 2010 through June 2012. The review was conducted by Charles Seife, an associate professor in NYU’s science journalism program. He examined 18 posts out of a total of […] The post Some News appeared first on WIRED.

The Self Illusion: An Interview With Bruce Hood

This week we concluded a preliminary WIRED review of a sample of articles from Jonah Lehrer’s personal blog, Frontal Cortex, which was active on Wired.com from July 2010 through June 2012. The review was conducted by Charles Seife, an associate professor in NYU’s science journalism program. Show More Summary

On Bad Reviews

This week we concluded a preliminary WIRED review of a sample of articles from Jonah Lehrer’s personal blog, Frontal Cortex, which was active on Wired.com from July 2010 through June 2012. The review was conducted by Charles Seife, an associate professor in NYU’s science journalism program. Show More Summary

Is Biologic Medicine For Real?

This week we concluded a preliminary WIRED review of a sample of articles from Jonah Lehrer’s personal blog, Frontal Cortex, which was active on Wired.com from July 2010 through June 2012. The review was conducted by Charles Seife, an associate professor in NYU’s science journalism program. Show More Summary

The Age Of Insight

This week we concluded a preliminary WIRED review of a sample of articles from Jonah Lehrer’s personal blog, Frontal Cortex, which was active on Wired.com from July 2010 through June 2012. The review was conducted by Charles Seife, an associate professor in NYU’s science journalism program. Show More Summary

The Internet is totally cool with Jonah Lehrer’s book deal

6 months agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. Here are 10 media stories. Jonah Lehrer gets a new book deal Penguin Random House will publish the disgraced writer's new book with Shlomo Benartzi, "The Digital Mind: How We Think and Behave Differently on Screens," in May. Show More Summary

Jonah Lehrer Gets a Book Deal

6 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Jonah Lehrer, serial plagiarizer and Bob Dylan quote generator, has a book deal. According to the AP, Portfolio — a Penguin Random House imprint — has acquired The Digital Mind: How We Think and Behave Differently on Screens, written...Show More Summary

Moves Borrowed

by John Herrman "I am the Jonah Lehrer of sex, a serial plagiarist of stunning bravado and insouciance. So are you." 0 Comments The post Moves Borrowed appeared first on The Awl.

Anti-Feminist Vlogger Jaclyn Glenn Plagiarizes YouTube & Twitter Comments

Categories: Feminism There have been many recent examples of high profile plagiarism scandals, from Jane Goodall to Slavoj Žižek to Shia LeBeouf to Jonah Lehrer. Add to that noteworthy list Jaclyn Glenn, who you probably don’t know unless you are super into YouTube anti-feminists or if you follow Richard Dawkins on Twitter. Show More Summary

5 Reasons Why Plagiarism in Journalism Will Likely Get Worse

Though Jonah Lehrer, Jayson Blair and the summer of sin are behind journalism, it's likely that the problem with plagiarism is only going to get worse... The post 5 Reasons Why Plagiarism in Journalism Will Likely Get Worse appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

The Benefits of Being Bilingual

A native English speaker who wrote in French, then translated his work back into English, later authored several famous works. Frontal Cortex blogger Jonah Lehrer describes new research hinting how bilingualism may encourage acts of genius.

Malcolm Gladwell wants you to read Jonah Lehrer’s new blog

The New Yorker superstar is still standing behind his disgraced former colleague

Jonah Lehrer turns down speaker’s fee at University of Minnesota-Duluth

Jonah Lehrer is back on the speaking circuit, but this time he’s not taking a fee. The disgraced science journalist, who was paid $20,000 to speak at a Knight Foundation conference 13 months ago, is on the University of Minnesota-Duluth campus three days this week for a creativity conference. “He’s not being paid anything,” William … Read More

David Remnick: It’s ‘fake science’ to claim Malcolm Gladwell led to Jonah Lehrer

In a conversation with New Republic writer Isaac Chotiner, New Yorker Editor David Remnick said “the idea that what brought Jonah down was faked Dylan quotes is an irony. But it wasn’t in our magazine.” Chotiner asks about “the pop … Read more

How can you stay creative in fundraising?

 How can you stay creative in fundraising? I turned to IMAGINE, by Jonah Lehrer, to get some answers. Here are some marvelous tid-bits from […]

Swiss Jonah Lehrer update

Nassim Taleb adds this link to the Dobelli story. I’m confused. I thought Swiss dudes were supposed to plagiarize their own stuff, not rip off other people’s. Whassup with that? The post Swiss Jonah Lehrer update appeared first on Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science.

Swiss Jonah Lehrer

Psychology researcher Chris Chabris writes: Rolf Dobelli, a Swiss writer, published a book called The Art of Thinking Clearly earlier this year with HarperCollins in the U.S. The book’s original German edition was a #1 bestseller, and the book has sold over one million copies worldwide. Show More Summary

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