One practical realm in which this comes up: how long a webpage (seems to) take to load. How are programmers designing tricks to make this seem faster? Do animations help or not help? Check out the article in Wired.
I hosted a BBC radio documentary to explore the imagination of one of Italy's foremost writers, Italo Calvino.
Designing how we would like to experience our universe...
I performed a CT scan on an Egyptian mummy, and found beautiful objects inside.
School shootings spark debate ranging from gun control to bulletproof windows. But the most fruitful approach may be to prioritize our discussion of mental illness.
Why should the US invest in brain science? See David's opinion in the New York Times.
David has been named a John Simon Guggenheim Fellow. He will use the fellowship opportunity to pursue the genetics and neuroimaging of synesthesia.
Barnes and Noble selected SUM as one of the Best Books of the Year.