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.
To liberalise or prohibit? Iin 2012, I joined Eliot Spitzer, Julian Assange, Vicente Fox, Russell Brand, Richard Branson and several others for an online debate.
I had the pleasure of being profiled by my favorite magazine, The New Yorker. Read the article here.
I have been asked in the past to list ten books that have "inspired, moved, and enlightened" me. Here's my list:
We love NPR's Radiolab. If you haven't listened to it yet, you should. Check out several episodes featuring David's science or writing.
Listen to David discussing Sum -- and actor Jeffrey Tambor reading stories from the book -- on WNYC's Radiolab.
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.
Your reality need not be constrained by your biology. Read the interview here.