Feb 4, 2015 - Houston, TX - The Emery/Weiner School Feb 12, 2015 - Phoenix, AZ - Arizona State University Feb 18, 2015 - Houston, TX - Neuhaus Education Center Benefit Luncheon Feb 25, 2015 - Philadelphia, PA - University of Pennsylvania - "What's New In Neurolaw" - Center for Neuroscience & Society - "The Kaleidoscopic Brain of Synesthesia" - Penn Humanities Forum Mar 16 - 20, 2015 - Vancouver, BC - TED Talks Mar 31, 2015 - Houston, TX - Life Science Entrepreneurship Class Apr 1, 2015 - Houston, TX - Huffington Spotlight on Health Apr 17, 2015 - Washington, DC - Private Event Apr 23, 2015 - Houston, TX - The Boniuk Institute Apr 24, 2015 - Houston, TX - University of Texas at Houston, Ray Reid Lecture Apr 30, 2015 - Houston, TX - "Knowledge and the Brain," APQC May 6, 2015 - Chicago, IL - "The Neuroscience of Touch" May 14, 2015 - Houston, TX - Creativity, Urban Land Institute May 19, 2015 - San Francisco, CA - "Can We Create New Senses in Humans?" Khosla Ventures May 21, 2015 - San Francisco, CA - "The Human Brain: How We Make Decisions" May 26, 2015 - New York, NY - "The Neuroscience of Touch" June 8, 2015 - Houston, TX - MSTP Biomedical Sciences Research Seminar June 16, 2015 - Houston, TX - Harris County Democratic Lawyers Aassociation Summer CLE August 18, 2015 - Houston, TX - "The Innovative Manifesto," Conroe ISD Fine Arts August 26, 2015 - San Diego, CA - Private Event Sep 3, 2015 - San Francisco, CA - Private Event Sep 21, 2015 - Houston, TX - AIGA Houston Design Week Sep 22, 2015 - Lebanon, IL - McKendree University, McCammon Distinguished Lecture Sep 29, 2015 - Washington, DC - The Smithsonian Oct 1, 2015 - San Antonio, TX - Mind Science Foundation Oct 6, 2015 - Houston, TX - Houston Public Media Event for "The Brain with David Eagleman" Oct 7, 2015 - Houston, TX - Private Event Oct 8, 2015 - Houston, TX - "The Brain: The Story of You" Book Event - Brazos Book Store Oct 9, 2015 - Houston, TX - Keynote Speaker - KPMG Oct 14, 2015 - PBS - Debut of "The Brain with David Eagleman" Oct 16, 2016 - Chicago, IL - Edison Talks: Is There Time? - Chicago Ideas Week Oct 17 - 20, 2016 - Chicago, IL - Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting Oct 21, 2015 - New York, NY - KARMA: Cause, Effect, and the Illusion of Fate- In Conversation with Whoopi Goldberg - Rubin Museum Oct 23, 2015 - Boston, MA - Special Symposium: Synesthesia - A Window into Brain Development Oct 23, 2015 - Brookline, MA - "The Brain: The Story of You" Book Event - Brookline Booksmith Nov 18, 2015 - Houston, TX - Rice Institute Discussion Group Nov 19, 2015 - Houston, TX - Houston Philosophical Society Nov 23, 2015 - San Francisco, CA - City Arts
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In February 2011, I 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.
The shootings at Sandy Hook on December 14, 2012 sparked debate ranging from gun control to bulletproof windows. But the most fruitful approach may be to prioritize our discussion of mental illness.
Possibilianism at PopTech
Click here to watch David's talk on possibilianism at PopTech. Executive director Andrew Zolli wrote: "This is one of the best talks ever at PopTech. Everyone should watch this."
SUM at the Royal Opera House
SUM has been turned into an opera at the Royal Opera House in London (Composer: Max Richter, Director: Wayne McGregor). The London Evening Standard hails the opera as "immersive, meditative and sweetly fascinating". Read about the background of the collaboration in Wired.
Science Educator Award
David has won the Science Educator Award from the Society of Neuroscience.