Why Do We Dream? A New Theory on How It Protects...
Documentary on the History Channel
Interested in issues of memory and the brain? Watch a clip of David on the History Channel.
The Brain and the Law
Interested in the intersection of the brain and the legal system? Watch a talk I delivered at the Royal
Six Easy Steps to Avert the Collapse of...
Watch a talk I gave at the Long Now Foundation about my hopes that the advent of the internet will mitigate
Possibilianism at PopTech
I spoke at PopTech on the limits of science, the problems of false dichotomies, and my new movement of possibilianism.
"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
"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
"David Eagleman may be the best combination of scientist and fiction-writer alive."
- Stewart Brand
"[A] neuroscientist and polymath."
- Wall Street Journal
"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
"What Eagleman seems to be calling for is a new Enlightenment."
- Sunday Herald
"David Eagleman is the kind of guy who really does make being a neuroscientist look like fun."
- New York Times