Partial Lecture Schedule for 2014 


Jan 23, 2014 - Houston, TX - Speaker, Rice University Lawyers Alumni
Jan 30, 2014 - Stanford, CA - Speaker, "The Neuroscience of Engagement," Stanford University
Feb 1, 2014 - Houston, TX - Speaker, American Medical Writers Association
Feb 25, 2014 - Houston, TX - Speaker,"A Vibrotactile Sensory Substitution Device for the Deaf and Profoundly Hearing Impaired," IEEE Haptics Symposium
Feb 27, 2014- Key Biscayne, FL - Speaker, Best Practices Conference
Mar 13 - 15, 2014 - Salt Lake City, UT - Speaker, Dialog 2014 Retreat
Mar 16, 2014 - San Antonio, TX - Speaker, American Dental Education Assocation
Mar 19, 2014 - Berlin, Germany - Keynote lecture, Roche Pharmaceuticals
Apr 21 - 24, 2014 - Tucscon, AZ - Plenary Speaker, Tuscon Consciousness Conference
May 15, 2014 - San Francisco, CA - Speaker, PBS Annual Meeting
May 31 - Jun 1, 2014 - New York, NY - Speaker - World Science Festival

1:30pm Saturday 5/31 - Panel: "Science & Story Café"
1:00pm Sunday 6/1 - Talk: "The Deceptive Watchman: Mind, Brain and Time"
4:00pm Sunday 6/1 - Panel: "What is Color?" 

Sep 6, 2014 - Houston, TX - Speaker, "Creating Creative Classrooms," 2014 Houston Arts Partners Conference
Sep 16, 2014 - Basel, Switzerland - Speaker, Roche (PRIVATE EVENT)
Sep 30, 2014 - Houston, TX - Guest, An Evening with NPR Marketplace, Cullen Theatre
Oct 15, 2014 - Seattle, WA
- Speaker, "Time and the Brain," Allen Institute for Brain Science (PRIVATE EVENT) 
Oct 16, 2014 - Houston, TX
- Speaker, "Time and the Brain," Rice University - Mellon Graduate Seminar
Oct 29, 2014 - Houston, TX
- Speaker, "Incognito:The Secret Lives of the Brain," Friends of Houston Library, Clayton Library
Nov 4, 2014 - Houston, TX
- Speaker, "UP Your Odds Seminar," The UP Experience (PRIVATE EVENT)
Nov 6 - 8, 2014 - Puebla, Mexico
- Speaker, Ciudad de las Ideas 
Nov 12, 2014 - Houston, TX - Speaker, Friends of Fondren Library
Nov 14, 2014 - Pasadena, TX
- Talk: "Livewired: How the brain learns and remembers," San Jacinto College Central
Nov 15 - 19, 2014 - Washington, DC - Presenter, Society for Neuroscience Annual Conference
Feb 18, 2015 - Houston, TX - Speaker, Neuhaus Education Center Benefit Luncheon
Feb 25, 2015 - Philadelphia, PA - Speaker, University of Pennsylvania 

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From the Blog

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    Will Self

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Newsflashes

Sum on Radiolab

Listen to David discussing Sum -- and actor Jeffrey Tambor reading stories from the book -- on WNYC's Radiolab.

SUM at the Royal Opera House

ROHSUM has been turned into an opera at the Royal Opera House in London (Composer: Max Richter, Director: Wayne McGregor). The London Evening Standard hails the opera as "immersive, meditative and sweetly fascinating". Read about the background of the collaboration in Wired.

New York Times bestseller

IncognitoA 26 week New York Times bestseller, Incognito was named a Best Book of the Year by both Amazon and Goodreads. For a taste of the book, see a review in the Wall Street Journal, listen to a conversation on NPR's Fresh Air, or watch a video dialog with Wired Magazine. Reading Incognito now? We'd love to hear feedback!

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