Posthumanism asks what happens when our technologies allow humans to enhance intellectual, physical, and psychological capacities beyond what biology can give us. Think bionics on crack.
I had the pleasure of being profiled by my favorite magazine, The New Yorker. Read the article here.
In February 2011, I spent an evening speaking at the Rubin Museum in NYC with punk rock legend, writer, and spoken word artist Henry Rollins. We discussed the origin, meaning, neuroscience, and bizarreness of dreams.
The days of thinking of time as a river—evenly flowing, always advancing—are over. Time perception, just like vision, is a construction of the brain.
What a wonderful shot of caffeine it was to find my childhood hero lauding my book in the New York Times.
I had the honor of being selected as one of Houston Modern Luxury's Men of Style.
The "umwelt" is the slice of an animal's ecosystem that it can sense. The rest is invisible....
Read a profile of David in The New Yorker: The Possibilian: What a brush with death taught David Eagleman about the mysteries of time and the brain by Burkhard Bilger.
Listen to an interview on BBC's Today Programme regarding the new iPad book Why the Net Matters.
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.