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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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New York Times bestseller

IncognitoA 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!

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.

Book of the Week

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

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