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IEET > Rights > CognitiveLiberty > FreeThought > Personhood > Fellows > David Eagleman

David Eagleman

Dr. David Eagleman 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 Brains Behind the Mind (Pantheon, 2011), Wednesday is Indigo Blue: Discovering the Brain of Synesthesia (co-authored with Richard Cytowic, MIT Press), and the upcoming Live-Wired: How the Brain Rewrites its own Circuitry (Oxford University Press, 2012). He has also written an internationally bestselling book of literary fiction, Sum, which has been translated into 22 languages and was named a Best Book of the Year by Barnes and Noble, New Scientist, and the Chicago Tribune. Dr. Eagleman writes for Wired, the New York Times, Discover magazine, Slate, and New Scientist, and he appears regularly on National Public Radio and BBC to discuss both science and literature.

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David's Blog
Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain by David Eagleman (2011)

Recent Multimedia

The Brain with David Eagleman   2015-10-01

The Future of Being Human   2014-04-12

Lucid Dreaming   2014-03-13

The Future of Being Human   2013-09-29

How to Slow Down Your Perception of Time   2012-12-13


IEET Fellow David Eagleman to host television series on how brain works (Oct 01, 2015)

IEET Fellow David Eagleman to Host PBS Series on The Brain (Sep 06, 2014)

New Yorker Article Features IEET Fellow David Eagleman (Apr 23, 2011)

IEET Appoints David Eagleman as Fellow (Jan 04, 2011)

Past Appearances

Natasha Vita-More & David Eagleman @ Being Human (San Francisco, CA - Sep 28, 2013)

Eagleman @ Being Human (San Francisco, CA USA - Mar 24, 2012)

Eagleman on The Secret Lives of the Brain @ SXSW (Austin, TX USA - Mar 09, 2012)


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