Partial Lecture Schedule for 2014 


Jan 23, 2014 - Houston, TX - Speaker, Rice University Lawyers Alumni
Jan 30, 2014 - Stanford, CA - Speaker, "The Neuroscience of Engagement," Stanford University
Feb 1, 2014 - Houston, TX - Speaker, American Medical Writers Association
Feb 25, 2014 - Houston, TX - Speaker,"A Vibrotactile Sensory Substitution Device for the Deaf and Profoundly Hearing Impaired," IEEE Haptics Symposium
Feb 27, 2014- Key Biscayne, FL - Speaker, Best Practices Conference
Mar 13 - 15, 2014 - Salt Lake City, UT - Speaker, Dialog 2014 Retreat
Mar 16, 2014 - San Antonio, TX - Speaker, American Dental Education Assocation
Mar 19, 2014 - Berlin, Germany - Keynote lecture, Roche Pharmaceuticals
Apr 21 - 24, 2014 - Tucscon, AZ - Plenary Speaker, Tuscon Consciousness Conference
May 15, 2014 - San Francisco, CA - Speaker, PBS Annual Meeting
May 31 - Jun 1, 2014 - New York, NY - Speaker - World Science Festival

1:30pm Saturday 5/31 - Panel: "Science & Story Café"
1:00pm Sunday 6/1 - Talk: "The Deceptive Watchman: Mind, Brain and Time"
4:00pm Sunday 6/1 - Panel: "What is Color?" 

Nov 6 - 8, 2014 - Puebla, Mexico - Speaker, Ciudad de las Ideas 
Nov 14, 2014 - Pasadena, TX - Talk: "Livewired: How the brain learns and remembers," San Jacinto College Central

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From the Blog

  • The science of de- and re-humanization
    The science of de- and re-humanization

    Why do groups of people inflict violence on unarmed neighbors? (Germany, Rwanda, Darfur, Nanking....). Here's the neuroscience point of view.

  • Will Self
    Will Self

    The author Will Self and I appeared on stage together to discuss life, death, and what makes good writing.

  • Discussing dreaming with Henry Rollins
    Discussing dreaming with Henry Rollins

    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. 

  • 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 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.

Sum on Radiolab

Listen to David discussing Sum -- and actor Jeffrey Tambor reading stories from the book -- on WNYC's Radiolab.

Barnes and Noble Best Book

Barnes and Noble selected SUM as one of the Best Books of the Year.

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