This was a nice holiday surprise for me: I was featured on the cover of Italy's Style magazine.
(Click on the cover to read the article)
The prior month it was Brad Pitt, and the month before that, Mick Jagger. Good company!
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 "umwelt" is the slice of an animal's ecosystem that it can sense. The rest is invisible....
What a wonderful shot of caffeine it was to find my childhood hero lauding my book in the New York Times.
Can we reproduce our brains on other media (say, on computers, or out of beer cans and tennis balls)?
Your reality need not be constrained by your biology. Read the interview here.
Want to know how neuroscience will force major changes in our criminal justice system? Read David's article The Brain on Trial in The Atlantic. Now anthologized in 2012 Best American Science and Nature Writing.
Wednesday is Indigo Blue: Discovering the Brain of Synesthesia has been awarded the Montaigne Medal, Eric Hoffer Award for Books.