Why the Net Matters

telegraph The Brain: User's Guide - The Telegraph

cnn_logoDavid discusses with Dr. Sanjay Gupta about why we do what we do.

        

StyleCoverCover Story - Corriere della serra - Style Magazine

venerdicoverInconsio: Il pilota nascosto che guida la mente - Il Venderdi di Reppublica

atlantic072011The Brain on Trial, by David Eagleman - Atlantic

discovermagcoverTen Unsolved Mysteries of the Brain by David Eagleman - Discover Magazine
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The Possibilian - a profile of David Eagleman, by Burkhard Bilger - New Yorker

pbslogoProfile the lab's research on time perception and synesthesia on PBS' Nova Science NOW.

       

texasobservercoverThe Soul Seeker: A neuroscientist's search for the human essence - Texas Observer

wired0411The Human Brain Runs on Conflict, by David Eagleman - Wired Magazine UK.

Colbert Report David discusses Incognito, dreaming and neural parliaments on The Colbert Report.

historychlogoClick the image below to watch a short overview about the brain on the History Channel.

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From the Blog

  • Emily Blunt reads "The Cast" from Sum
    Emily Blunt reads "The Cast" from Sum

     Hear actress Emily Blunt read the story "The Cast" from Sum.

  • Discovering amulets inside the mummy
    Discovering amulets inside the mummy

    I recently posted about my scanning of a 3,000 year old mummy, Neskhons. Now, by analyzing the data in several different ranges of electron density, I've found something unexpected: inside the mummy's torso are 4 small funerary amulets.

  • Silicon Immortality: Downloading Consciousness into Computers
    Silicon Immortality: Downloading Consciousness into Computers

    Well before we understand how brains work, we may find ourselves able to digitally copy the brain's structure and able to download the conscious mind into a computer. What are the possibilities and challenges?

  • Discussing dreaming with Henry Rollins
    Discussing dreaming with Henry Rollins

    I recently 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. 

Newsflashes

Book of the Week

Sum was selected as Book of the Week by both The Guardian newspaper and The Week newsmagazine.

How the Internet will save civilization

David's iPad app "Why the Net Matters, or Six Ways to Avert the Collapse of Civilization" was recently called a "superbook" by the New York Times Magazine. For a taste of the argument, read David's article in WIRED or watch a video of his talk at the Long Now Foundation. Don't have an iPad? The manuscript is now available as an eBook.

Science Educator Award

David has won the Science Educator Award from the Society of Neuroscience.

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