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.
New Scientist magazine featured my time perception research as their cover story.
Watch an experiment in which we studied time perception by dropping volunteer subjects from a 150 foot high tower. Free fall.
I'm a sucker for time jokes.
What does it mean for time to be real? Is time the ultimate stage on which all events play?
For many years I've been studying how human brains perceive the passage of time.
Why don't we do what we know we should? Here's a talk I gave at Stanford Medical School telling why, and what to do about it.
Hear British rocker Jarvis Cocker read the short story "Descent of Species" from Sum.
I recently spoke at the Long Now Foundation's 20th anniversary event.
Barnes and Noble selected SUM as one of the Best Books of the Year.
David's iPad app "Why the Net Matters, or Six Ways to Avert the Collapse of Civilization" was recently called a "superbook" by the New York Times Magazine. For a taste of the argument, read David's article in WIRED or watch a video of his talk at the Long Now Foundation. Don't have an iPad? The manuscript is now available as an eBook.
Read David's Op-Ed piece in The New York Times regarding time and Obama's withdrawal plan.
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