Partial Lecture Schedule for 2015 

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 6, 2015 - Houston, TX - Emerson Unitarian Universalist
Mar 16 - 20, 2015 - Vancouver, BC - TED Talks
Mar 31, 2015 - Houston, TX - The Gill Foundation of Texas
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 - APQC 20th Annual Knowledge Management Conference
May 19, 2015 - New York, NY - Private Event
Sep 22, 2015 - Lebanon, IL - McKendree University, McCammon Distinguished Lecture
Nov 19, 2015 - Houston, TX - Houston Philosophical Society
 

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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.

  • Why I am a Possibilian
    Why I am a Possibilian

    Our ignorance of the cosmos is too vast to commit to atheism, and yet we know too much to commit to a particular religion. A third position, agnosticism, is often an uninteresting stance in which a person simply questions whether his traditional religious story is true or not true. I call myself a possibilian. Find out why.

  • The Umwelt
    The Umwelt

    The "umwelt" is the slice of an animal's ecosystem that it can sense. The rest is invisible....

  • Schwarzenegger on Incognito
    Schwarzenegger on Incognito

    What a wonderful shot of caffeine it was to find my childhood hero lauding my book in the New York Times.

Newsflashes

How the Internet will save civilization

David's iPad app "Why the Net Matters, or Six Ways to Avert the Collapse of Civilization" was recently called a "superbook" by the New York Times Magazine. For a taste of the argument, read David's article in WIRED or watch a video of his talk at the Long Now Foundation. Don't have an iPad? The manuscript is now available as an eBook.

Guggenheim Fellowship

David has been named a John Simon Guggenheim Fellow. He will use the fellowship opportunity to pursue the genetics and neuroimaging of synesthesia.

NY Times Oped

Read David's Op-Ed piece in The New York Times regarding time and Obama's withdrawal plan.

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