Smithsonian.com - Interview with David Eagleman
David Eagleman is a neuroscientist, author, and entrepreneur. He heads the Laboratory for Perception and Action at Baylor College of Medicine which explores topics ranging from sensory substitution to neurolaw to time perception. Eagleman is also a prolific writer who has authored works of fiction and non-fiction alike. His book of short stories entitled SUM: Forty Tales from the Afterlives, was named Best Science Book by New Scientist, and his book on the underlying processes in the brain, Incognito, was a New York Times bestseller.
In 2009, he founded the Possbilian movement as a response to what he views as our ignorance of the full probability space in the cosmos. Eagleman a board member of The Long Now Foundation which is working to make long-term thinking more important in our society. He is also is TED speaker and a Guggenheim Fellow, as well as the writer, producer, and host of PBS’s Emmy nominated documentary, The Brain with David Eagleman
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