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David Eagleman
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David Eagleman is a neuroscientist at Baylor College of Medicine, where he directs the Laboratory for Perception and Action as well as the Initiative on Neuroscience and Law. His scientific research has been published in journals from Science to Nature, and his neuroscience books include Wednesday Is Indigo Blue: Discovering the Brain of Synesthesia, Why the Net Matters, and the forthcoming Live-Wired. He is also the author of the internationally best-selling book of fiction Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives.

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The Secret Lives of the Brain
Written by David Eagleman


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 15, 2012
Price: $15.95

If the conscious mind—the part you consider to be you--is just the tip of the iceberg, what is the rest doing?

In this sparkling and provocative book, renowned neuroscientist David Eagleman navigates the depths of the subconscious brain to illuminate its surprising mysteries. Why can your foot move halfway to the... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.

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Incognito
The Secret Lives of the Brain
Written by David Eagleman


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: May 31, 2011
Price: $26.95

If the conscious mind—the part you consider to be you—is just the tip of the iceberg, what is the rest doing?

In this sparkling and provocative new book, the renowned neuroscientist David Eagleman navigates the depths of the subconscious brain to illuminate surprising mysteries: Why can your foot move halfway to the... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a trade paperback.

Incognito
The Secret Lives of the Brain
Written by David Eagleman


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 31, 2011
Price: $11.99

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Sum
Forty Tales from the Afterlives
Written by David Eagleman


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 12, 2010
Price: $14.00

At once funny, wistful and unsettling, Sum is a dazzling exploration of unexpected afterlives—each presented as a vignette that offers a stunning lens through which to see ourselves in the here and now. In one afterlife, you may find that God is the size of a microbe and unaware of your... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Sum
Forty Tales from the Afterlives
Written by David Eagleman


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 10, 2009
Price: $9.99

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