Click the image to watch a cliip in which I discuss "Six Easy Steps to Avert the Collapse of Civilization" at the Long Now Foundation in April, 2010.
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".
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.
The "umwelt" is the slice of an animal's ecosystem that it can sense. The rest is invisible....
New Scientist magazine featured my time perception research as their cover story.
Read David's Op-Ed piece in The New York Times regarding time and Obama's withdrawal plan.
David has been named a John Simon Guggenheim Fellow. He will use the fellowship opportunity to pursue the genetics and neuroimaging of synesthesia.
Wednesday is Indigo Blue: Discovering the Brain of Synesthesia has been awarded the Montaigne Medal, Eric Hoffer Award for Books.