Selected articles by David Eagleman

Why Do We Dream? A New Theory on How It Protects Our Brains Time. 2020.

Does your brain care about other people? It depends. The Economist. 2019.

Three ways to help any kid be more creative. TED Ideas. 2018.

Understanding the neuroscience that fuels creative thinking can make you more innovative. LinkedIn. 2018.

How your brain takes good ideas and makes them better. Psychology Today. 2018

Why open offices are the answer...but only for now. Behavioral Scientist. 2018

The mystery of Stephen Paddock's brain. 2017

The Children You Could Have Produced Instead. NeoLife. 2017.

The iPhone didn't emerge from nothing. Here's what came before it. Wired. 2017.

Money and our minds: can neuroscience stop counterfeiting? Financial Times. 2017

What our brains can teach us. New York Times. 2013

Peering Inside the Black Box. Wall Street Journal. 2012

Brain science key in the trial of alleged 'Batman' shooter. 2012

The Moral of the Story. New York Times. 2012.

Four ways the Internet could go down. 2012

Ceaseless Reinvention Leads to Overlapping Solutions. Edge. 2012.

The Mystery of Expertise. The Week Magazine. 2011.

Your Brain Knows More Than you Realize. Discover Magazine. 2011.

Breivik's Brain. Published in The Independent (UK), NZZ am Sonntag (Switzerland), and Politiken (Denmark). 2011.

The Brain on Trial. The Atlantic Monthly. 2011. (Anthologized in America's Best Science and Nature Writing, 2012).

The Human Brain Runs on Conflict. Wired. 2011.

Turning our Minds to the Law. The Telegraph. 2011.

The Umwelt. Edge. 2011.

Six Ways the Internet Will Save Civilisation. Wired. 2010.

Why I Am a Possibilian. New Scientist. 2010.

The Founding Mothers: An ode to my matriarchs, every last one. Slate Magazine. 2010.

Book review of Rebecca Goldstein's 36 Arguments for the Existence of God. Barnes and Noble Review. 2010.

America on Deadline. New York Times. 2009.

Timewarp: How your brain creates the fourth dimension. New Scientist. 2009.

Book review of Eva Hoffman's Time: Time Isn't What it Used to Be. New Scientist.

Brain Time. In What's Next? Dispatches on the Future of Science. 2009.

Silicon Immortality: Downloading Consciousness into Computers. Edge. 2009.

Neuroscience and the Law. Houston Lawyer. 2008.

Ten Unsolved Mysteries of the Brain. Discover Magazine. 2007.

A Brief History of Deathswitches. Nature. 2006.

Remembering a Trail Blazer - Francis Crick. UT-Houston Medicine Magazine. 2004

"A popularizer of impressive gusto...[Eagleman] aims, grandly, to do for the study of the mind what Copernicus did for the study of the stars."
- New York Observer
"Eagleman has a talent for testing the untestable, for taking seemingly sophomoric notions and using them to nail down the slippery stuff of consciousness."
- The New Yorker
"What Eagleman seems to be calling for is a new Enlightenment."
- Sunday Herald
"[A] neuroscientist and polymath."
- Wall Street Journal
"David Eagleman offers startling lessons.... His method in both Sum and his new book, Incognito, is to ask us to cast off our lazy, commonplace assumptions."
- The Guardian
"David Eagleman may be the best combination of scientist and fiction-writer alive."
- Stewart Brand
"David Eagleman is the kind of guy who really does make being a neuroscientist look like fun."
- New York Times