Wednesday is Indigo Blue

telegraph The Brain: User's Guide - The Telegraph

cnn_logoDavid discusses with Dr. Sanjay Gupta about why we do what we do.

        

StyleCoverCover Story - Corriere della serra - Style Magazine

venerdicoverInconsio: Il pilota nascosto che guida la mente - Il Venderdi di Reppublica

atlantic072011The Brain on Trial, by David Eagleman - Atlantic

discovermagcoverTen Unsolved Mysteries of the Brain by David Eagleman - Discover Magazine
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The Possibilian - a profile of David Eagleman, by Burkhard Bilger - New Yorker

pbslogoProfile the lab's research on time perception and synesthesia on PBS' Nova Science NOW.

       

texasobservercoverThe Soul Seeker: A neuroscientist's search for the human essence - Texas Observer

wired0411The Human Brain Runs on Conflict, by David Eagleman - Wired Magazine UK.

Colbert Report David discusses Incognito, dreaming and neural parliaments on The Colbert Report.

historychlogoClick the image below to watch a short overview about the brain on the History Channel.

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From the Blog

  • The Mystery of Expertise
    The Mystery of Expertise

    To the extent that consciousness is useful, it is useful in small quantities, and for very particular kinds of tasks. It's easy to understand why you would not want to be consciously aware of the intricacies of your muscle movement, but this can be less intuitive when applied to your perceptions, thoughts, and beliefs, which are also final products of…

  • After Sandy Hook: Why mental illness matters
    After Sandy Hook: Why mental illness matters

    The shootings at Sandy Hook sparked debate ranging from gun control to bulletproof windows. But the most fruitful approach may be to prioritize our discussion of mental illness.

  • Synesthesia lecture at the University of Sydney
    Synesthesia lecture at the University of Sydney

    Interested in synesthesia? Watch a lecture I gave at the University of Sydney in Australia.

  • Philip Pullman
    Philip Pullman

    I've had the good fortune to collaborate on stage a couple of times with author Philip Pullman.

Newsflashes

McGovern Award for excellence in Communication

David was honored to receive the 2014 John J. McGovern Award for Excellence in Biomedical Education from the American Medical Writers' Assocation. Noted past recipients include authors Oliver Sacks and Abraham Verghese.

Book of the Week

Sum was selected as Book of the Week by both The Guardian newspaper and The Week newsmagazine.

Guggenheim Fellowship

David has been named a John Simon Guggenheim Fellow. He will use the fellowship opportunity to pursue the genetics and neuroimaging of synesthesia.

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