Speaker - David Eagleman

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Dr. David Eagleman is a neuroscientist, New York Times bestselling author, and Guggenheim Fellow who holds joint appointments in the Departments of Neuroscience and Psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Dr. Eagleman’s areas of research include time perception, vision, synesthesia, and the intersection of neuroscience with the legal system. He directs the Laboratory for Perception and Action, and is the Founder and Director of Baylor College of Medicine’s Initiative on Neuroscience and Law.

Dr. Eagleman has written several neuroscience books, including Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain and Wednesday Is Indigo Blue: Discovering the Brain of Synesthesia. He has also written an internationally bestselling book of literary fiction, Sum, which has been translated into 27 languages and was named a Best Book of the Year by Barnes and Noble, New Scientist, and the Chicago Tribune. Dr. Eagleman has written for the Atlantic, New York Times, Discover, Slate, Wired, and New Scientist, and has been profiled in The New Yorker. He appears regularly on National Public Radio and BBC to discuss both science and literature.

7 Programs

David Eagleman: Brain Plasticity & Sensory Substitution

10.24.13 | 00:22:29 min | 0 comments

Closing Remarks - The UP Experience 2013

10.24.13 | 00:02:31 min | 0 comments

The Future of Being Human

09.28.13 | 01:03:15 min | 0 comments

The UP Experience: Dr. David Eagleman, Neuroscientist

10.25.12 | 00:23:11 min | 0 comments

Being Human: Mental + Representations & Decision-Making

03.24.12 | 01:29:58 min | 0 comments

Will We Ever Understand the Brain?

11.02.11 | 01:21:58 min | 6 comments

Six Easy Steps to Avert the Collapse of Civilization

04.01.10 | 01:42:54 min | 27 comments