Click on this link to hear the actress Emily Blunt (Young Victoria, Devil Wears Prada) read the story "The Cast" from Sum. She is one of the dozens of terrific actors who read for the audio book.
In 2011, I posted about my scanning of a 3,000 year old mummy, Neskhons. Now, by analyzing the data in several different ranges of electron density, I've found something unexpected: inside the mummy's torso are 4 small funerary amulets.
How can you collect data reflecting the changes in cognitive function that appear when someone has a concussion? BrainCheck combines neuroscience with a mobile platform to gauge changes from baseline.
The shootings at Sandy Hook on December 14, 2012 sparked debate ranging from gun control to bulletproof windows. But the most fruitful approach may be to prioritize our discussion of mental illness.
The "umwelt" is the slice of an animal's ecosystem that it can sense. The rest is invisible....
Want to know how neuroscience will force major changes in our criminal justice system? Read David's article The Brain on Trial in The Atlantic. Now anthologized in 2012 Best American Science and Nature Writing.
David has been named a John Simon Guggenheim Fellow. He will use the fellowship opportunity to pursue the genetics and neuroimaging of synesthesia.
Read David's new article in Wired magazine: "Apocalyse? No. Six Ways the Internet Will Save Civilization"