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 have been asked in the past to list ten books that have "inspired, moved, and enlightened" me. Here's my list:
For many years I've been studying how human brains perceive the passage of time.
I've had the good fortune to collaborate on stage a couple of times with author Philip Pullman.
I had the pleasure of being profiled by my favorite magazine, The New Yorker. Read the article here.
Read David's Op-Ed piece in The New York Times regarding time and Obama's withdrawal plan.
Your reality need not be constrained by your biology. Read the interview here.
A 26 week New York Times bestseller, Incognito was named a Best Book of the Year by both Amazon and Goodreads. For a taste of the book, see a review in the Wall Street Journal, listen to a conversation on NPR's Fresh Air, or watch a video dialog with Wired Magazine. Reading Incognito now? We'd love to hear feedback!
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