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David Eagleman

Dr. David Eagleman is a neuroscientist who specializes in brain plasticity, time perception, synesthesia, and the intersection of science with social policy.  He has authored over 90 scientific publications and holds several patents. He has also written two international bestsellers, the novel Sum and the non-fiction book Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain.  He is the writer and presenter of the companion PBS television series The Brain.


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The Brain
Written by David Eagleman
Pantheon | Hardcover | October 2015
$28.95/37.95(Canada) | 978-1-101-87053-2 (1-101-87053-2)

Locked in the silence and darkness of your skull, your brain fashions the rich narratives of your reality and your identity. Join renowned neuroscientist David Eagleman for a journey into the questions at the mysterious heart of our existence. What is reality? Who are “you”? How do you make decisions? Why... Read more






Incognito
Written by David Eagleman
Vintage | Trade Paperback | May 2012
$16.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-38992-3 (0-307-38992-8)

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...

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Incognito
Written by David Eagleman
Pantheon | Hardcover | May 2011
$26.95/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-37733-3 (0-307-37733-4)

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...

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Sum
Written by David Eagleman
Vintage | Trade Paperback | January 2010
$14.95/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-38993-0 (0-307-38993-6)

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





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