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!
The days of thinking of time as a river—evenly flowing, always advancing—are over. Time perception, just like vision, is a construction of the brain.
The "umwelt" is the slice of an animal's ecosystem that it can sense. The rest is invisible....
Communicating science to the public can take time away from a busy research career. So why should scientists do it? I offer a manifesto of six reasons in the Journal of Neuroscience.
Posthumanism asks what happens when our technologies allow humans to enhance intellectual, physical, and psychological capacities beyond what biology can give us. Think bionics on crack.
Click here to watch David's talk on possibilianism at PopTech. Executive director Andrew Zolli wrote: "This is one of the best talks ever at PopTech. Everyone should watch this."
David has won the Science Educator Award from the Society of Neuroscience.
Sum was selected as Book of the Week by both The Guardian newspaper and The Week newsmagazine.