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.
Interested in synesthesia? Watch a lecture I gave at the University of Sydney in Australia.
I hosted a BBC radio documentary to explore the imagination of one of Italy's foremost writers, Italo Calvino.
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)?
Watch an experiment in which we studied time perception by dropping volunteer subjects from a 150 foot high tower. Free fall.
Your reality need not be constrained by your biology. Read the interview here.
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.
Sum was the only book of fiction in New Scientist magazine's selection of Best Books of 2009.