Partial Lecture Schedule for 2015 

Feb 4, 2015 - Houston, TX - The Emery/Weiner School
Feb 12, 2015 - Phoenix, AZ - Arizona State University
Feb 18, 2015 - Houston, TX - Neuhaus Education Center Benefit Luncheon
Feb 25, 2015 - Philadelphia, PA - University of Pennsylvania
 - "What's New In Neurolaw" - Center for Neuroscience & Society
 - "The Kaleidoscopic Brain of Synesthesia" - Penn Humanities Forum
Mar 6, 2015 - Houston, TX - Emerson Unitarian Universalist
Mar 16 - 20, 2015 - Vancouver, BC - TED Talks
Mar 31, 2015 - Houston, TX - Life Science Entrepreneurship Class
Apr 1, 2015 - Houston, TX - Huffington Spotlight on Health
Apr 17, 2015 - Washington, DC - Private Event
Apr 23, 2015 - Houston, TX - The Boniuk Institute
Apr 24, 2015 - Houston, TX - University of Texas at Houston, Ray Reid Lecture
Apr 30, 2015 - Houston, TX - APQC 20th Annual Knowledge Management Conference
May 19, 2015 - New York, NY - Private Event
Sep 22, 2015 - Lebanon, IL - McKendree University, McCammon Distinguished Lecture
Nov 19, 2015 - Houston, TX - Houston Philosophical Society
 

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From the Blog

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    I recently spoke at PopTech on the limits of science, the problems of false dichotomies, and my new movement of possibilianism. See the video.

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    The Mystery of Expertise

    To the extent that consciousness is useful, it is useful in small quantities, and for very particular kinds of tasks. It's easy to understand why you would not want to be consciously aware of the intricacies of your muscle movement, but this can be less intuitive when applied to your perceptions, thoughts, and beliefs, which are also final products of…

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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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Read David's new article in Wired magazine: "Apocalyse? No. Six Ways the Internet Will Save Civilization"

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Why should the US invest in brain science? See David's opinion in the New York Times.

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