Why is it so difficult for us to do those things we know we should? Here's a talk I gave at Stanford Medical School as part of their MedX series.
The days of thinking of time as a river—evenly flowing, always advancing—are over. Time perception, just like vision, is a construction of the brain.
How significant is the subconscious?
I've had the good fortune to collaborate on stage a couple of times with author Philip Pullman.
I have been asked in the past to list ten books that have "inspired, moved, and enlightened" me. Here's my list:
See David Eagleman's TED talk entitled "Can we create new senses for humans?"
Sum was selected as Book of the Week by both The Guardian newspaper and The Week newsmagazine.
Hear the actress Emily Blunt (Young Victoria, Devil Wears Prada) read "The Cast" from Sum. She is one of the dozens of terrific actors who read for the audio book.