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IEET Appoints David Eagleman as Fellow


Posted: Jan 4, 2011

We are pleased to announce that Dr. David Eagleman has accepted an appointment as Fellow of the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies for 2011.

EaglemanDr. Eagleman holds joint appointments in the Departments of Neuroscience and Psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. His 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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Welcome to the IEET Fellows!  Look forward to working with you! all the best and Happy New Year!





Welcome David! I am enjoying Sum a lot.





This is pretty funny. I wonder if he’s still trying to shlep that theory that duration dilation is a function of elongated memory. I now have high school kids analyzing his experiment and they figure out on their own that it’s crap.

My original article on it, that even Scientific American’s online editor found compelling -
http://aet-radal.blogdrive.com .

The bottom line is that Eagleman’s duration dilation experiment proves nothing because the key instrument that he used for the tests renders his “elongated memory” evidence null and void.





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