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
Interested in synesthesia? Watch a lecture I gave at the University of Sydney in Australia.
What a wonderful shot of caffeine it was to find my childhood hero lauding my book in the New York Times.
I'm a scientific advisor for Kernel, and I think Bryan Johnson is one of the most future-leaning guys I know.
Hear actress Emily Blunt read the story "The Cast" from Sum.
David has won the Science Educator Award from the Society of Neuroscience.
Want to know how neuroscience will force major changes in our criminal justice system? Read David's article The Brain on Trial in The Atlantic. Now anthologized in 2012 Best American Science and Nature Writing.
Listen to British rocker Jarvis Cocker read the story "Descent of Species" from Sum. He is one of the dozens of terrific voices who read for the audio book.
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