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 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 - "Knowledge and the Brain," APQC May 6, 2015 - Chicago, IL - "The Neuroscience of Touch" May 14, 2015 - Houston, TX - Creativity, Urban Land Institute May 19, 2015 - San Francisco, CA - "Can We Create New Senses in Humans?" Khosla Ventures May 21, 2015 - San Francisco, CA - "The Human Brain: How We Make Decisions" May 26, 2015 - New York, NY - "The Neuroscience of Touch" June 8, 2015 - Houston, TX - MSTP Biomedical Sciences Research Seminar June 16, 2015 - Houston, TX - Harris County Democratic Lawyers Aassociation Summer CLE August 18, 2015 - Houston, TX - "The Innovative Manifesto," Conroe ISD Fine Arts Sep 22, 2015 - Lebanon, IL - McKendree University, McCammon Distinguished Lecture Sep 29, 2015 - Washington, DC - Private Event Oct 14, 2015 - PBS - Debut of "The Brain with David Eagleman" - Stay tuned for lecture dates for the television show Oct 23, 2015 - Boston, MA - Special Symposium: Synesthesia - A Window into Brain Development Nov 18, 2015 - Houston, TX - Rice Institute Discussion Group Nov 19, 2015 - Houston, TX - Houston Philosophical Society Nov 23, 2015 - San Francisco, CA - City Arts
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Watch a talk I gave at the Long Now Foundation about my hopes that the advent of the internet will mitigate threats that brought down previous civilizations.
Sum on Radiolab
Listen to David discussing Sum -- and actor Jeffrey Tambor reading stories from the book -- on WNYC's Radiolab.
Sum named Book of the Year by New Scientist
Sum was the only book of fiction in New Scientist magazine's selection of Best Books of 2009.
McGovern Award for excellence in Communication
David was honored to receive the 2014 John J. McGovern Award for Excellence in Biomedical Education from the American Medical Writers' Assocation. Noted past recipients include authors Oliver Sacks and Abraham Verghese.