Brian Eno and I have twice performed a musical version of Sum, once at the Sydney Opera House, and once at the Brighton Dome. Learn more.
Hear British rocker Jarvis Cocker read the short story "Descent of Species" from Sum.
The author Will Self and I appeared on stage together to discuss life, death, and what makes good writing.
I've had the good fortune to collaborate on stage a couple of times with author Philip Pullman.
Hear actress Emily Blunt read the story "The Cast" from Sum.
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.
Interested in synesthesia? Watch a lecture I gave at the University of Sydney in Australia.
I was the scientific advisor for the TNT television drama,Perception, starring Eric McCormack and Rachael Leigh Cook. Learn more about the show.
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.
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)?
Barnes and Noble selected SUM as one of the Best Books of the Year.
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.
David has won the Science Educator Award from the Society of Neuroscience.