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Alexandra Horowitz Describes 'On Looking'

New book touts the value of observation in today's busy world

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How do we see the world? The answer to that question, of course, depends on individual perspective — and it's what prompted cognitive scientist Alexandra Horowitz to write her new book, On Looking: Eleven Walks With Expert Eyes.

To research the book, Horowitz took 11 walks around the same block in New York accompanied by people with different areas of expertise, among them a sociologist, a doctor, a scientist — even a child and a dog. Each walking companion had different insights. … Back to Article

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