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

  • Why I am a Possibilian
    Why I am a Possibilian

    Our ignorance of the cosmos is too vast to commit to atheism, and yet we know too much to commit to a particular religion. A third position, agnosticism, is often an uninteresting stance in which a person simply questions whether his traditional religious story is true or not true. I call myself a possibilian. Find out why.

  • After Sandy Hook: Why mental illness matters
    After Sandy Hook: Why mental illness matters

    The shootings at Sandy Hook sparked debate ranging from gun control to bulletproof windows. But the most fruitful approach may be to prioritize our discussion of mental illness.

  • The Mystery of Expertise
    The Mystery of Expertise

    To the extent that consciousness is useful, it is useful in small quantities, and for very particular kinds of tasks. It's easy to understand why you would not want to be consciously aware of the intricacies of your muscle movement, but this can be less intuitive when applied to your perceptions, thoughts, and beliefs, which are also final products of…

  • Brain Time
    Brain Time

    The days of thinking of time as a river—evenly flowing, always advancing—are over. Time perception, just like vision, is a construction of the brain.

Newsflashes

SUM is Book of the Year: Chicago Tribune

SUM was chosen as the best book of 2009 by Chicago Tribune's Pulitzer-winning literary critic Julia Keller.

NY Times Oped

Read David's Op-Ed piece in The New York Times regarding time and Obama's withdrawal plan.

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.

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