How can you collect data reflecting the changes in cognitive function that appear when someone has a concussion? BrainCheck combines neuroscience with a mobile platform to gauge changes from baseline.
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The Neuroscience of Engagement
Why don’t we do what we know we should? Here’s a talk I gave at Stanford Medical School telling why, and what to do about it.
Why public dissemination of science matters
Communicating science to the public can take time away from a busy research career. So why should scientists do it? I offer a manifesto of six reasons in the Journal of Neuroscience.
The science of de- and re-humanization
Why do groups of people inflict violence on unarmed neighbors? (Germany, Rwanda, Darfur, Nanking….). Here’s the neuroscience point of view.
Perception on TNT
I was the scientific advisor for the TNT television drama,Perception, starring Eric McCormack and Rachael Leigh Cook. Learn more about the show.
Remembering a trail blazer – Francis Crick
Francis Crick, one of the premier biologists of the 20th century, passed away July 28, 2004, in San Diego. On his 88th birthday, I brought him chocolates and spent the day with him in his home in La Jolla.
Q & A in New Scientist magazine
Read a Q&A with David in New Scientist to find out his ideas and advice to young scientists.
Profile in The New Yorker
I had the pleasure of being profiled by my favorite magazine, The New Yorker. Read the article here.
David appointed Fellow with Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies
Posthumanism asks what happens when our technologies allow humans to enhance intellectual, physical, and psychological capacities beyond what biology can give us. Think bionics on crack.
Radiolab fan? We are too.
We love NPR’s Radiolab. If you haven’t listened to it yet, you should. Check out several episodes featuring David’s science or writing.