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?" 

Sep 6, 2014 - Houston, TX - Speaker, "Creating Creative Classrooms," 2014 Houston Arts Partners Conference
Sep 16, 2014 - Basel, Switzerland - Speaker, Roche (PRIVATE EVENT)
Sep 30, 2014 - Houston, TX - Guest, An Evening with NPR Marketplace, Cullen Theatre
Oct 15, 2014 - Seattle, WA
- Speaker, "Time and the Brain," Allen Institute for Brain Science (PRIVATE EVENT) 
Oct 16, 2014 - Houston, TX
- Speaker, "Time and the Brain," Rice University - Mellon Graduate Seminar
Oct 29, 2014 - Houston, TX
- Speaker, "Incognito:The Secret Lives of the Brain," Friends of Houston Library, Clayton Library
Nov 4, 2014 - Houston, TX
- Speaker, "UP Your Odds Seminar," The UP Experience (PRIVATE EVENT)
Nov 6 - 8, 2014 - Puebla, Mexico
- Speaker, Ciudad de las Ideas 
Nov 12, 2014 - Houston, TX - Speaker, Friends of Fondren Library
Nov 14, 2014 - Pasadena, TX
- Talk: "Livewired: How the brain learns and remembers," San Jacinto College Central
Nov 15 - 19, 2014 - Washington, DC - Presenter, Society for Neuroscience Annual Conference
Feb 18, 2015 - Houston, TX - Speaker, Neuhaus Education Center Benefit Luncheon
Feb 25, 2015 - Philadelphia, PA - Speaker, University of Pennsylvania 

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From the Blog

  • Discovering amulets inside the mummy
    Discovering amulets inside the mummy

    I recently posted about my scanning of a 3,000 year old mummy, Neskhons. Now, by analyzing the data in several different ranges of electron density, I've found something unexpected: inside the mummy's torso are 4 small funerary amulets.

  • Six Easy Steps to Avert the Collapse of Civilization
    Six Easy Steps to Avert the Collapse of Civilization

    Watch a talk I gave at the Long Now Foundation about my hopes that the advent of the internet will mitigate threats that brought down previous civilizations.

  • Italy's STYLE magazine: Idea Guys for 2012
    Italy's STYLE magazine: Idea Guys for 2012

    Think it's unlikely for a scientist to be featured on the cover of an Italian fashion magazine? Me too! But strange things happen...

  • The Neuroscience of Engagement
    The Neuroscience of Engagement

    Why don't we do what we know we should?  Here's a talk I gave at Stanford Medical School telling why, and what to do about it.

Newsflashes

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.

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."

Science Educator Award

David has won the Science Educator Award from the Society of Neuroscience.

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