In the review pipeline

Gaudry et al (under review). Predictions and the potential societal impact of neurotechnologies in 2040.

Davenport S, Ormachea P, Haarsma G, Eagleman DM (under review). Americans born between 1958 and 1964 have more intersection with the criminal justice system across their lifetime.

Janarthanan et al (under review). Use of computerized neurocognitive assessment software for the detection of alcohol intoxication.

Ye S, Ko B, Phi H, Eagleman DM, Flores B, Katz Y, Huang B, Ghomi RH (under review). Detection of mTBI in pediatric populations using BrainCheck, a tablet-based cognitive testing software.

Ormachea PA, Haarsma G, Wilkins AD, Davenport S, Eagleman DM. The hidden cost of dropped cases and the high savings of preauthorizing arrests with prosecutors.

Schwettmann SE, Kadipasaoglu CM, Ma WJ, Eagleman DM (under review). Implicit mapping of musical relationships onto color space in chord-color synesthesia.


Dance CJ, Jaquiery M, Eagleman DM, Porteous D, Zeman A, Simner J (2021). What is the relationship between Aphantasia, Synaesthesia and Autism? Consciousness and Cognition. Volume 89, 2021, 103087. [Full text]

Perrotta MV, Asgeirsdottir T, Eagleman DM (2021). Deciphering sounds through patterns of vibration on the skin. Neuroscience. [Full text]

Eagleman DM, Vaughn DA. The Defensive Activation Theory: REM Sleep as a Mechanism to Prevent Takeover of the Visual Cortex. Front Neurosci. 2021 May 21;15:632853. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2021.632853. [Full text]

Ormachea, PA, Davenport, S, Haarsma, G, & Eagleman, DM (2020). Quantifying the prosecutorial preauthorization intake system and the costs of ‘no action’ cases. Journal of Science and Law. 6(1): 1-6. [Full text]

Haarsma G, Abraham P, Davenport S, White DC, Eagleman DM (2020). Assessing risk among correctional community probation populations: predicting reoffense with mobile cognitive assessment software. Frontiers in Psychology. [Full text]

Groppell SK, Soto-Ruiz KM, Flores B, Dawkins WB, Smith I, Eagleman DM, Katz Y (2018). A Rapid, Mobile Neurocognitive Screening Test to Aid in Identifying Cognitive Impairment and Dementia (BrainCheck): Cohort Study JMIR Aging 2019;2(1):e12615 [Full text]

Vaughn DA, Savjani RRS, Cohen MS, Eagleman DM (2018). Empathic neural responses predict group allegiance. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2018.00302. [Full text]

Ormachea PA, Lovins BK, Eagleman DM, Davenport S, Jarman A, Haarsma G. (2017). The role of tablet-based psychological tasks in risk assessment. Criminal Justice and Behavior. 1-30. [Full text]

Yang S, Flores B, Magal R, Harris K, Gross J, Ewbank A, Davenport S, Ormachea PA, Nasser W, Le W, Peacock WF, Katz Y, Eagleman DM (2017). Diagnostic accuracy of tablet-based software for the detection of concussion. PLoS ONE 12(7): e0179352 [Full text]

Pfeffer R, Ormachea PA, Eagleman DM. (2017). Gendered Outcomes in Prostitution Arrests in Houston, Texas. Crime & Delinquency. [Full text]

Watson MR, Chromy J, Crawford L, Eagleman DM, Enns JT, Akins KA (2017). The prevalence of synaesthesia depends on early language learning. Consciousness and Cognition. 48:212-231 [Full text]

Brogaard B, Marlow K, Overgaard M, Tomson SD, Neufeld J, Sinke C, Owen C, Eagleman DM (2017). Deaf Hearing: Implicit discrimination of auditory content in a patient with mixed hearing loss. Philosophical Psychology. 1-23. [Full text]

Ormachea PA, Savjani RR, DeLaGarza R, Eagleman DM (2016). The role of neuroscience in drug policy: Promises and prospects. Journal of Science and Law. 2(1): 1-20. [Full text]

Lal TM, Baldwin PR, Cai MB, Savjani RR, Eagleman DM, Ress D, Salas R (2016). Real time functional MRI training to decrease motion in imaging studies: Lack of significant improvement. Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic. 80(4):348-356. [Full text]

Vaughn DA, Eagleman DM (2016). Briefly glimpsed people are more attractive. Archives in Neuroscience. 4(1):e28543. [Full text

Atkinson J, Lyons T, Eagleman DM, Woll B, Ward J (2016). Synesthesia for manual alphabets and numeral signs in second language users of signed languages. Neurocase. 22(4):379-86. [Full text]

Ormachea PA. Davenport S, Haarsma G, Jarman A, Henderson H, Eagleman DM (2016). Enabling individualized criminal sentencing while reducing subjectivity: a tablet-based assessment of recidivism risk. AMA Journal of Ethics. 18:243-251. [Full text]

Ashoori A, Eagleman DM, Jankovic J (2015). Effects of auditory rhythm and music on gait disturbances in Parkinson’s disease. Frontiers in Neurology, 6(234). [Full text]

Ormachea PA, Haarsma G, Davenport S, Eagleman DM (2015). A new criminal records database for large scale analysis of policy and behavior. Journal of Science and Law. 1(1):1-7. [Full text]

Novich S, Eagleman D (2015). Using space and time to encode vibrotactile information: toward an estimate of the skin’s achievable throughput. Experimental Brain Research, 233(10):2777-2788. [Full text]

Cai M, Eagleman DM (2015). Duration estimates within a modality are integrated sub-optimally. Frontiers in Psychology. 6:1041. [Full text].

Witthoft N, Winawer J, Eagleman DM (2015). Prevalence of learned grapheme-color pairings in a large online sample of synesthetes. PLoS ONE. 10(3): e0118996. [Full text]

Cai M, Eagleman DM, Ma W (2015). Perceived duration is reduced by repetition, but not by high-level expectation. Journal of Vision. 3:470. [Full text]

Bosley H, Eagleman DM (2015). Synesthesia in twins: Incomplete concordance in monozygotes suggests extragenic factors. Behavioural Brain Research. [Full text]

Viswanath et al (2015). Alterations in interhemispheric functional and anatomical connectivity are associated with tobacco smoking in humans. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 9:116. [Full text]

Carmichael DA, Down MP, Shillcock RC, Eagleman DM, Simner J (2015). Validating a standardised test battery for synesthesia: Does the Synesthesia Battery reliably detect synesthesia?, Consciousness and Cognition, 33: 375-385. [Full text]

Viswanath et al (2015). Interhemispheric insular and inferior frontal connectivity are associated with substance abuse in a psychiatric population. Neuropharmacology. 92: 63–68. [Full text]

Matthews WJ, Terhune DB, vanRijn H, Eagleman DM, Sommer MA, Meck WH (2014). Subjective Duration as a Signature of Coding Efficiency: Emerging Links Among Stimulus Repetition, Predictive Coding, and Cortical GABA Levels. Timing and Time Perception Reviews. 2014 Dec 1(5): 1-11. [Full text]

Plitt MH, Savjani RR, Eagleman DM (2014). Are corporations people too?: The neural correlates of moral judgments about corporations and individuals. Social Neuroscience. 1-13. DOI:10.1080/17470919.2014.978026 [Full text]

Savjani RR et al. (2014). Characterizing white matter changes in cigarette smokers via Diffusion Tensor Imaging. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 145C, 134–142. [Full text]

Hung WY, Simner J, Shillcock R, Eagleman DM (2014). Synaesthesia in Chinese characters: The role of radical function and position. Consciousness and Cognition. 24C:38-48. [Full text]

Vaughn DA and Eagleman DM (2013). Spatial warping by oriented line detectors can counteract neural delays. Frontiers in Psychology 4:794. [Full text]

Tomson SN, Narayan M, Allen GI, Eagleman DM (2013). Neural networks of colored sequence synesthesia. Journal of Neuroscience. 33(35):14098-106. [Full text]

Eagleman DM (2013). Why public dissemination of science matters: A manifesto. Journal of Neuroscience. [Full text]

Parsons B, Novich SD, Eagleman DM (2013). Motor-sensory recalibration modulates perceived simultaneity of cross-modal events. Frontiers in Psychology. 4:46. [Full text]

Zamm A, Eagleman DM, Schlaug G, Loui P (2013). Pathways to Seeing Music: Enhanced Structural Connectivity in Colored-Music Synesthesia. NeuroImage. 2013 Jul 1;74:359-66. [Full text]

Pariyadath V, Plitt M, Churchill S, Eagleman DM (2012). Why overlearned sequences are special: Distinct neural networks for ordinal sequences. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 6:328. [Full text]

Parsons B, Gandhi S, Aurbach EA, Williams N, Williams M, Wassef A, Eagleman DM (2013). Lengthened temporal integration in schizophrenia. Neuropsychologia. 51(2): 372-376. [Full text]

Cai M, Stetson C, Eagleman DM (2012). A neural model for temporal order judgments and their active recalibration: a common mechanism for space and time? Frontiers in Psychology. 3:470. [Full text]

Eagleman DM, Isgur S (2012). Defining a neurocompatibility index for systems of law. In Law of the Future, Hague Institute for the Internationalisation of Law. 1(2012):161-172. [Full text]

Pariyadath V, Eagleman DM (2012). Subjective duration distortions mirror neural repetition suppression.PLoS One. 7(12): e49362. [Full text]

Eagleman DM (2012). Synesthesia in its protean guises. British Journal of Psychology. 103(1):16-19. [Full text]

Bumann B, Eagleman DM (2012). Intuitions of blameworthiness as a heuristic that evaluates the probability of the offender committing future antisocial acts. Thurgood Marshall Law Review. 36(2):129-155. [Full text]

Novich SD, Cheng S, Eagleman DM (2011). Is synesthesia one condition or many? A large-scale analysis reveals subgroups. Journal of Neuropsychology. 5:353-371. [Full text]

Tomson S, Avidan N, Lee K, Sarma AK, Tushe R, Milewicz D, Bray M, Leal S, Eagleman DM (2011). The genetics of colored sequence synesthesia: Suggestive evidence of linkage to 16q and genetic heterogeneity for the condition. Behavioural Brain Research. 223(2011):48-52. [Full text]

Sadeghi NG, Pariyadath V, Apte S, Eagleman DM, Cook EP (2011). Neural correlates of sub-second time distortion in area MT of visual cortex. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 23(12):3829-40. [Full text]

Eagleman DM (2011). The Brain on Trial. The Atlantic. August 2011. [Full text]

Piantoni G, Kline KA, Eagleman DM (2010). Beta power correlates with perception in illusory motion reversal. Journal of Vision. 10(13): 18. [Full text]

Eagleman DM, Correro MA, Singh J (2010). Why neuroscience matters for a rational drug policy. Minnesota Journal of Law, Science and Technology. 11(1):7-26. [Full text]

Eagleman DM (2010). Duration and predictability. In Attention and Time. Eds: Coull and Nobre.

Pariyadath V, Eagleman DM (2010). Duration illusions and what they tell us about the brain. In Advances in Cognitive Science: Volume 2. Eds: Srinivasan, Kar, & Pandey. Sage books. 

Eagleman DM (2010). How does the timing of neural signals map onto the timing of perception? In Problems of Space and Time in Perception and Action, R. Nijhawan, Ed. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. [Full text]

Eagleman DM (2009). America on Deadline. New York Times. Dec 3, 2009. [Full text]

Cui X, Stetson C, Montague PR, Eagleman DM (2009). Ready…Go: Amplitude of the fMRI Signal Encodes Expectation of Cue Arrival Time. PLoS Biology. 7(8): e1000167. [Full text]

Eagleman DM (2009). The objectification of overlearned sequences: A large-scale analysis of spatial sequence synesthesia. Cortex. 45(10): 1266-1277. [Full text]

Eagleman DM & Pariyadath V (2009). Is subjective duration a signature of coding efficiency? Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. 364(1525):1841-51. [Full text]

Eagleman DM & Goodale MA (2009). Why color synesthesia involves more than color. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 13(7): 288-292. [Full text]

Eagleman DM (2009). Brain Time. In What’s Next: Dispatches from the Future of Science, M. Brockman, Ed. Vintage Books. [Reprinted at]

Eagleman DM (2009). Time isn’t what it used to be. New Scientist. Issue 2730, 15 Oct, 2009, [Full text]

Eagleman DM (2009). Temporality, empirical approaches. In The Oxford Companion to Consciousness. Oxford, UK.

Eagleman DM (2009). Using time perception to measure fitness for duty. American Psychological Society Military Psychology. 21(S1): S123 – S129. [Full text]

Eagleman DM (2009). Silicon Immortality: Downloading Consciousness into Computers. In This Will Change Everything: Ideas That Will Shape the Future, J. Brockman, Ed. Harper Perennial. [Reprinted at]

Pariyadath V, Eagleman DM (2008). Brief subjective durations contract with repetition. Journal of Vision. 8(16):1-6. [Full text]

Eagleman DM (2008). Human time perception and its illusions. Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 18(2):131-6. [Full text]

Eagleman DM (2008). Prediction and Postdiction: two frameworks with the goal of delay compensation. Commentary in Brain and Behavioral Sciences. 31(2):205-206. [Full text]

Fiesta MP, Eagleman DM (2008). A method for achieving an order-of-magnitude increase in the temporal resolution of a standard CRT computer monitor. Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 174(1):103-105. [Full text]

Kline KA, Eagleman DM (2008). Evidence against the snapshot hypothesis of illusory motion reversal. Journal of Vision. 8(4):13, 1-5. [Full text][Web Demo].

Eagleman DM (2008). Neuroscience and the Law. Houston Lawyer. 16(6): 36-40. [Full text]

Eagleman DM (2008). Envenomation by the Asp Caterpillar, Megalopyge Opercularis. Clinical Toxicology. 46(3):201-5. [Full text]

Stetson C, Fiesta MP, Eagleman DM (2007). Does time really slow down during a frightening event? PLoS One. 2(12):e1295. [Full text]

Pariyadath V, Eagleman DM (2007). The effect of predictability on subjective duration. PLoS One. 2(11):e1264. [Full text]

Cui X, Yang D, Jeter C, Montague PR, Eagleman DM (2007). Vividness of mental imagery: individual variation can be measured objectively. Vision Research. 47(2007): 474–478. [Full text]

Eagleman DM, Sejnowski TJ (2007). Motion signals bias position judgments: A unified explanation for the flash-lag, flash-drag, flash-jump and Frohlich effects. Journal of Vision. 7(4): 1-12. [Full text]

Eagleman DM, Kagan AD, Nelson SN, Sagaram D, Sarma AK (2007). A standardized test battery for the study of Synesthesia. Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 159: 139-145. [Full text]

Stetson C, Cui X, Montague PR, Eagleman DM (2006). Motor-sensory recalibration leads to an illusory reversal of action and sensation. Neuron. 51(5): 651-9. [Full text]

Eagleman DM (2006). Futures: A brief history of death switches. Nature. 443(7113): : 882. [Full text] [Anthologized in Futures from Nature]

Eagleman DM (2006) Correspondence: Will the Internet save us from epidemics? Nature. 441(7093):574.[Full text]

Eagleman DM, Tse PU, Janssen P, Nobre AC, Buonomano D, Holcombe AO (2005). Time and the brain: how subjective time relates to neural time. Journal of Neuroscience. 25(45): 10369-71. [Full text]

Eagleman, D.M. (2005) News & Views: Distortions of time during rapid eye movements. Nature Neuroscience. 8(7): 850-851. [Full text]

Eagleman, D.M. (2005) Comment on “The involvement of the orbitofrontal cortex in the experience of regret”. Science. 308(5726):1260. [Full text] [Matlab code]

Eagleman, D.M. (2005). Obituary: Francis H. C. Crick (1916-2004). Vision Research. 45: 391-393. [Full text]

Holcombe, A.O., Clifford, C.W.G., Eagleman, D.M, & Pakarian, P. (2005). Illusory motion reversal in tune with motion detectors. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 9(12):559-60. [Full text]

Kline, K.A., Holcombe, A.O., Eagleman, D.M. (2005). Illusory motion reversal does not imply discrete processing: Reply to Rojas et al. Vision Research. 46(6-7):1158-9. [Full text]

Eagleman, D.M. (2004). The where and when of intention. Science. 303: 1144-1146. [Full text]

Eagleman, D.M., Jacobson, J.E., Sejnowski, T.J. (2004). Perceived luminance depends on temporal context. Nature. 428(6985), 854-856. [Full text] [Web demo] [Supplementary material]

Kline, K.A., Holcombe, A.O., Eagleman, D.M. (2004). Illusory motion reversal is caused by rivalry, not by perceptual snapshots of the visual field. Vision Research. 44: 2653–2658. [Full text]

Eagleman, D.M. & Holcombe, A.O. (2003). Improving science through online commentary. Nature. 423: 15. [Full text] [Supplementary material]

Eagleman, D.M. & Sejnowski, T.J. (2003). The line-motion illusion can be reversed by motion signals after the line disappears. Perception. 32: 963-968. [Full text] [Web demo]

Eagleman, D.M. & Sejnowski, T.J. (2002). Untangling spatial from temporal illusions. Trends in Neurosciences. 25(6): 293. [Full text]

Eagleman, D.M. & Holcombe, A.O. (2002). Causality and the perception of time. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 6(8): 323-5. [Full text]

Eagleman, D.M. & Montague, P.R. (2002) Models of learning and memory. In: Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science, MacMillan Press: London. [Full text]

Montague, P.R., Eagleman, D.M., McClure, S.M., Berns, G.S. (2002) Reinforcement learning. In: Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science, MacMillan Press: London. [Full text]

Eagleman, D.M. (2001) Visual Illusions and Neurobiology. Nature Reviews Neuroscience. 2(12): 920-6. [Full text]

Eagleman, D.M., Coenen, O.J.D., Mitsner, V., Bartol, T.M., Bell, A.J.,Sejnowski, T.J. (2001). Cerebellar glomeruli: Does limited extracellular calcium direct a new kind of plasticity? Proc. 8th Joint Symposium in Neural Computation. [Full text]

Eagleman, D.M. & Sejnowski, T.J. (2001). The flash-lag illusion: distinguishing a spatial from a temporal effect, and why that matters for interpreting visual physiology. Journal of Vision, 1(3), 16a. [Abstract]

Rao, R.P.N., Eagleman, D.M., Sejnowski, T.J. (2001) Optimal smoothing in visual motion perception. Neural Computation.13(6):1243-53.[Full text]

Eagleman, D.M. & Sejnowski, T.J. (2000) Motion integration and postdiction in visual awareness. Science. 287(5460): 2036-8. [Full text][Web demo]

Eagleman, D.M. & Sejnowski, T.J. (2000) The position of moving objects: Response. Science. 289(5482):1107a.[Full text][Science Online]

Eagleman, D.M., Sejnowski, T.J. (2000) Latency difference versus postdiction: Response to Patel et al. Science. 290(5494): 1051a.[Full text][Science Online]

Perret, S.P., Dudek, S., Eagleman, D., Montague, P.R., Friedlander, M.J. (2001) LTD induction in adult visual cortex: Role of stimulus pattern and inhibition. Journal of Neuroscience. 21(7): 2308-2319.[Full text]

King, R.D., Wiest, M.C., Montague, P.R., Eagleman, D.M. (2000) Do extracellular calcium signals carry information through neural tissue? Trends in Neurosciences. 23(1):12-13. [Full text]

Wiest, M.C., Eagleman, D.M., King, R.D., Montague, P.R. (2000) Dendritic spikes and their influence on extracellular calcium signaling. Journal of Neurophysiology. 83(3):1329-1337. [Full text]

Eagleman, D.M., Montague, P.R. (1999) Calcium dynamics in the extracellular space of mammalian neural tissue. Biophysical Journal 76(4):1856-1867. [Full text]

Eagleman, D.M. (1998). Doctoral dissertation: Computational properties of extracellular calcium dynamics.[Full text]

Eagleman, D.M., Montague, P.R. (1998). Computational properties of peri-dendritic calcium fluctuations. Journal of Neuroscience. 18(21): 8580-8589. [Full text]

Eagleman, D.M., Person, C., Montague, P.R. (1998). A computational role for dopamine delivery in human decision-making. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 10(5): 623-630. [Full text]

Eagleman, D.M., King, R.D., Montague, P.R. (1998). Interaction of nitric oxide and external calcium fluctuations: a possible substrate for rapid information retrieval. Prog Brain Res 1998;118:199-211 [Full text] (Also pubished in Nitric Oxide and other diffusible messengers in development, plasticity, and disease. Mize,R.R., Friedlander,M.J., Dawson,T.J., Dawson,V.M., Eds. Amsterdam: Elsevier Press.)

Person, C., Eagleman, D.M., King, R.D., Montague, P.R. (1997). Three-dimensional synaptic distributions influence neural processing through the resource consumption principle. J. Physiol, Paris. 90(5-6):330-333. [Full text]

"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
"David Eagleman is the kind of guy who really does make being a neuroscientist look like fun."
- New York Times
"[A] neuroscientist and polymath."
- Wall Street Journal
"What Eagleman seems to be calling for is a new Enlightenment."
- Sunday Herald
"David Eagleman may be the best combination of scientist and fiction-writer alive."
- Stewart Brand
"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