David Eagleman

David Eagleman

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David Eagleman is a neuroscientist at Stanford University. His scientific research is published in journals from Science to Nature, and he is also the author of the internationally bestselling books Sum and Incognito. He is the writer and presenter of the companion BBC television series The Brain.



Events

09 Oct 2017

Emmanuel Centre 9-23 Marsham Street, London

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Neuroscientist and best-selling author David Eagleman introduces the concept of Possibilianism, a new philosophy that simultaneously embraces a scientific toolbox while exploring new, unconsidered uncertainties about the world around us.

David Eagleman at the School of Life

“The arts protect consciousness”: Anthony Brandt – co-author of The Runaway Species with neuroscientist and writer David Eagleman – discusses types of creativity and the value of art (with the help of a string quartet).

In the afterlife you relive all your experience, but this time with the events reshuffled into a new order: all the moments that share a quality are grouped together…

In the same way that the cosmos is larger than we ever imagined, we ourselves are something greater than we had intuited by introspection

Incognito

David Eagleman

We’re at an unprecedented moment in history, one in which brain science and technology are co-evolving. What happens at this intersection is poised to change who we are

The Brain

David Eagleman

There are three deaths. The first is when the body cease to function. The second is when the body is consigned to the grave. The Third is that moment, sometime in the future, when your name is spoken for the last time

Sum

David Eagleman

What follows is a dive into the creative mind, a celebration of the human spirit, and a vision of how to reshape worlds

The Runaway Species

David Eagleman & Anthony Brandt

Sum cover artwork

Jeffrey Tambor, reading from David Eagleman’s Sum, via Radiolab.

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