Jonah Lehrer (born Jonah Richard Lehrer, June 25, 1981) is an American author.
Lehrer received Columbia University neuroscience training and graduated with humanities coursework. He was a Rhodes Scholar, and attended Wolfson College, Oxford. He's written for The New Yorker, Nature, Seed, The Washington Post and The Boston Globe. He's also a Contributing Editor at Scientific American Mind and National Public Radio's Radio Lab. His new media career is dedicated to integrate science and humanities content to address broad aspects of human behaviour.
Lehrer is the author of three best-selling books: Proust Was a Neuroscientist (2007), How We Decide (2009), and Imagine: How Creativity Works (2012). The latter two of these books have been withdrawn from the market by their publishers, bacause of a journalistic scandal. You can read about it here.