Some physicists and philosophers would say no, time is an illusion; time is not real. How can that be? Is our sense of time all wrong?
Can we reproduce our brains on other media (say, on computers, or out of beer cans and tennis balls)?
For many years I've been studying how human brains perceive the passage of time.
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.
I've had the good fortune to collaborate on stage a couple of times with author Philip Pullman.
SUM was chosen as the best book of 2009 by Chicago Tribune's Pulitzer-winning literary critic Julia Keller.
New Scientist magazine features David Eagleman's time perception research as their cover story.
Sum was selected as Book of the Week by both The Guardian newspaper and The Week newsmagazine.