Why Do We Dream? A New Theory on How It Protects...
Time perception on the Discovery Channel
Watch an experiment in which we studied time perception by dropping volunteer subjects from a 150 foot high tower.
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.
"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 is the kind of guy who really does make being a neuroscientist look like fun."
- New York Times
"David Eagleman may be the best combination of scientist and fiction-writer alive."
- Stewart Brand