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.
Francis Crick, one of the premier biologists of the 20th century, passed away July 28, 2004, in San Diego. On his 88th birthday last June, I brought him chocolates and spent the day with him in his home in La Jolla.
Science Educator Award
David has won the Science Educator Award from the Society of Neuroscience.
Sum named Book of the Year by New Scientist
Sum was the only book of fiction in New Scientist magazine's selection of Best Books of 2009.
Synesthesia book wins the Montaigne Medal
Wednesday is Indigo Blue: Discovering the Brain of Synesthesia has been awarded the Montaigne Medal, Eric Hoffer Award for Books.