In February 2011, I spent an evening speaking at the Rubin Museum in NYC with punk rock legend, writer, and spoken word artist Henry Rollins. We discussed the origin, meaning, neuroscience, and bizarreness of dreams.
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.
Read a Q&A with David in New Scientist to find out his ideas and advice to young scientists.
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....
Sum was selected as Book of the Week by both The Guardian newspaper and The Week newsmagazine.
Read David's Op-Ed piece in The New York Times regarding time and Obama's withdrawal plan.
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