Brian Eno and I have twice performed a musical version of Sum, once at the Sydney Opera House, and once at the Brighton Dome. Learn more.
Hear British rocker Jarvis Cocker read the short story "Descent of Species" from Sum.
The author Will Self and I appeared on stage together to discuss life, death, and what makes good writing.
I've had the good fortune to collaborate on stage a couple of times with author Philip Pullman.
Hear actress Emily Blunt read the story "The Cast" from Sum.
We love NPR's Radiolab. If you haven't listened to it yet, you should. Check out several episodes featuring David's science or writing.
I have been asked in the past to list ten books that have "inspired, moved, and enlightened" me. Here's my list:
Why do groups of people inflict violence on unarmed neighbors? (Germany, Rwanda, Darfur, Nanking....). Here's the neuroscience point of view.
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.
Interested in seeing your brain health data? Eagleman's BrainCheck has quick tests you can take anywhere to assess brain function. Sign up for free.
Your reality need not be constrained by your biology. Read the interview here.
Read a profile of David in The New Yorker: The Possibilian: What a brush with death taught David Eagleman about the mysteries of time and the brain by Burkhard Bilger.