Jonah Lehrer on the Science of Mystery
In Conversation with Andrew Keen on Keen On
Hosted by Andrew Keen, Keen On features conversations with some of the world’s leading thinkers and writers about the economic, political, and technological issues being discussed in the news, right now.
In this episode, Andrew is joined by Jonah Lehrer, the author of Mystery: A Seduction, A Strategy, A Solution, to discuss the secrets of mystery’s allure, within the context of recent discoveries in the fields of psychology, neuroscience, and anthropology.
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Jonah Lehrer is a writer, journalist, and the author of A Book About Love, How We Decide, and Proust Was a Neuroscientist. He graduated from Columbia University and studied at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar. He’s written for The New Yorker, Nature, Wired, The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal. He lives in Los Angeles, California.