Jonah Lehrer is a writer/thinker who eloquently explains the importance of neurology and how science works. I first learned about Jonah from RadioLab, one of my all-time favorite radio programs, and immediately picked up his book, Proust Was a Neuroscientist. He has a new book out called Imagine: How Creativity Works and it's at the top of my list for summer reads.
Be sure to check out this great interview by Charlie Rose where Jonah talks about some key aspects of his book. P.S. He has dreamy glasses.