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'm a sucker for time jokes.
The author Will Self and I appeared on stage together to discuss life, death, and what makes good writing.
Hear my friend Alan Burdick discuss his new book on time perception...
I hosted a BBC radio documentary to explore the imagination of one of Italy's foremost writers, Italo Calvino.
Click here to watch David's talk on possibilianism at PopTech. Executive director Andrew Zolli wrote: "This is one of the best talks ever at PopTech. Everyone should watch this."
Wednesday is Indigo Blue: Discovering the Brain of Synesthesia has been awarded the Montaigne Medal, Eric Hoffer Award for Books.
David has been named a John Simon Guggenheim Fellow. He will use the fellowship opportunity to pursue the genetics and neuroimaging of synesthesia.
Coming Oct 2017AmazonIndieBound