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

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    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…

  • 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.

  • The Brain and the Law
    The Brain and the Law

    Interested in the intersection of the brain and the legal system? Watch a talk I delivered at the Royal Society for the Arts in London, entitled "The Brain and the Law".

  • Houston Modern Luxury's Men of Style
    Houston Modern Luxury's Men of Style

    I had the honor of being selected as one of Houston Modern Luxury's Men of Style.

Newsflashes

Sum #2 book in UK

In September, 2009, Sum became the number 2 book in the United Kingdom on Amazon's bestseller list, only behind Dan Brown's Lost Symbol.

Guggenheim Fellowship

David has been named a John Simon Guggenheim Fellow. He will use the fellowship opportunity to pursue the genetics and neuroimaging of synesthesia.

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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