Explore the chapters
Testimony of the Senses
Mind: The Gap
Team of Rivals
The Brain and the Law
I hosted a BBC radio documentary to explore the imagination of one of Italy's foremost writers, Italo Calvino.
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.
I have been asked in the past to list ten books that have "inspired, moved, and enlightened" me. Here's my list:
I was named a CNN Next List Fellow. Watch two clips from the show.
Want to know more about the inner workings of a neuroscience lab? Watch a video profile of David and his students on NOVA Science Now.
Sum was selected as Book of the Week by both The Guardian newspaper and The Week newsmagazine.
Read David's new article in Wired magazine: "Apocalyse? No. Six Ways the Internet Will Save Civilization"