Listen to British rocker Jarvis Cocker read the story "Descent of Species" from Sum. He is one of the dozens of terrific voices who read for the audio book. Jarvis is known for his raw and edgy albums such as Jarvis and Further Complications.
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.
What does it mean for time to be real? Is time the ultimate stage on which all events play?
What a wonderful shot of caffeine it was to find my childhood hero lauding my book in the New York Times.
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?
Listen to an interview on BBC's Today Programme regarding the new iPad book Why the Net Matters.
Want to know more about the inner workings of a neuroscience lab? Watch a video profile of David and his students on NOVA Science Now.
Barnes and Noble selected SUM as one of the Best Books of the Year.