Speaker: Daniel J. Levitin, James McGill Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Neuroscience, McGill University

Dr. Levitin’s research on the cognitive neuroscience of music perception, cognition and performance has been published in leading journals, including Science and Nature, and featured on the MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour, The New York Times, The London Times, Scientific American, and Rolling Stone. He is also a frequent guest on NPR and CBC Radio. Dr. Levitin is an award-winning author of a number of international bestsellers translated into several languages, including The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload (2014) and A Field Guide to Lies: Critical Thinking in the Information Age (2016). His latest book is Successful Aging: A Neuroscientist Explores the Power and Potential of Our Lives. Dr. Levitin is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.