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 15-16, 2014 - Basel, Switzerland - Speaker, Roche (PRIVATE EVENTS)
Sep 30, 2014 - Houston, TX - Guest, An Evening with Kai Rysdall and Marketplace, Wortham Theatre Center
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 21, 2014 - Houston, TX - Speaker, MD Anderson's Celebration of Writing Week
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
Dec 2, 2014 - Houston, TX - Speaker, National Association of Corporate Directors
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

  • Profile in The New Yorker
    Profile in The New Yorker

    I had the pleasure of being profiled by my favorite magazine, The New Yorker.  Read the article here.

  • Will Self
    Will Self

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

  • James Holmes’ Brain: Some Initial Speculations
    James Holmes’ Brain: Some Initial Speculations

    In the wake of the Aurora movie theater shooting, many people had the same questions: What kind of derangement is indicated by the horrific acts of James Holmes? What is wrong with his brain? How will his mental state play out in the courts?

  • 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. 

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.

New Scientist time story

New Scientist magazine features David Eagleman's time perception research as their cover story.
Cover of 24 October 2009 issue of New Scientist magazine

Sum #2 book in UK

In September, 2009, Sum became the number 2 book in the United Kingdom on Amazon's bestseller list, only behind Dan Brown's Lost Symbol.

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