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 "umwelt" is the slice of an animal's ecosystem that it can sense. The rest is invisible....
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".
Hear my friend Alan Burdick discuss his new book on time perception...
What does it mean for time to be real? Is time the ultimate stage on which all events play?
See David Eagleman's TED talk entitled "Can we create new senses for humans?"
SUM was chosen as the best book of 2009 by Chicago Tribune's Pulitzer-winning literary critic Julia Keller.
In September, 2009, Sum became the number 2 book in the United Kingdom on Amazon's bestseller list, only behind Dan Brown's Lost Symbol.