I had the honor of being selected as one of Houston Modern Luxury's Men of Style. Article by Jody Schmal. Photograph by Bode Helm.
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Interested in the intersection of the brain and the legal system? Watch a talk I delivered at the Royal Society for the Arts in London, entitled "The Brain and the Law".
In 2011, I scanned a 3,000 mummy. What can (and can't) be concluded based on his perspicuously elongated skull shape, known as dolicocephy (elongated head)?
What could explain Anders Breivik's shooting attack in Oslo, Norway? While this was being debated from the angles of politics, religion, and sociology, I wanted to ask this from the viewpoint of neurobiology.
I hosted a BBC radio documentary to explore the imagination of one of Italy's foremost writers, Italo Calvino.
David's iPad app "Why the Net Matters, or Six Ways to Avert the Collapse of Civilization" was recently called a "superbook" by the New York Times Magazine. For a taste of the argument, read David's article in WIRED or watch a video of his talk at the Long Now Foundation. Don't have an iPad? The manuscript is now available as an eBook.
David has won the Science Educator Award from the Society of Neuroscience.
Sum was the only book of fiction in New Scientist magazine's selection of Best Books of 2009.