Inner Cosmos explores the relationship between our brain and our experiences by tackling unusual questions that illuminate novel facets of our lives and our realities.
Does time really run in slow motion when you’re in a car accident?
Can we create new senses for humans?
What does dreaming have to do with the rotation of the planet?
Why did you eat that cookie even though you’re trying to diet?
What do you do when someone breaks the law because of a brain tumor?
What’s the real reason hunters wear orange?
Why is everyone with a different political opinion from yours misinformed?
Why did Pythagoras think numbers had genders and personalities?
Will you perceive the event that kills you?
…and dozens more
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Listen to Inner Cosmos with David Eagleman starting March 27th on the iHeartRadio App, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts.
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- Stewart Brand
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"What Eagleman seems to be calling for is a new Enlightenment."
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"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."
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