Chapter 3: The Brain Adjusts itself to any Body Plan
Faith the dog:
Dogs can learn to control the movement of skateboards:
[video of skateboarding bulldog here]
....and they can drive large body plans which include steering wheels and tires:
Chapter 4: The Brain Wraps Itself around New Inputs: Sensory Substitution and Addition
See this video of plasticity from WIRED Science: "Mixed Feelings"
Interview with Miguel Nicolelis on the Daily Show
The Walk Again Project, an international collaboration of researchers to allow the paralyzed to control robotic suits with their thoughts.
Video: Monkey and robotic arm
I hosted a BBC radio documentary to explore the imagination of one of Italy's foremost writers, Italo Calvino.
I've had the good fortune to collaborate on stage a couple of times with author Philip Pullman.
Why do groups of people inflict violence on unarmed neighbors? (Germany, Rwanda, Darfur, Nanking....). Here's the neuroscience point of view.
Interested in synesthesia? Watch a lecture I gave at the University of Sydney in Australia.
Barnes and Noble selected SUM as one of the Best Books of the Year.
Listen to David discussing Sum -- and actor Jeffrey Tambor reading stories from the book -- on WNYC's Radiolab.
Your reality need not be constrained by your biology. Read the interview here.
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