David Eagleman is a neuroscientist and a New York Times bestselling author. He directs the Laboratory for Perception and Action and the Initiative on Neuroscience and Law at Baylor College of Medicine. He is best known for his work on time perception, synesthesia, and neurolaw. At night he writes. His work of fiction, SUM, is an international bestseller published in 23 languages. His book on the internet and civilization, Why the Net Matters, is available as an app for the iPad and as an eBook. His latest book, Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain, explores the neuroscience "under the hood" of the conscious mind--that is, all the aspects of neural function to which we have no awareness or access. Eagleman is a Guggenheim Fellow.
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