David M. Eagleman

DAVID EAGLEMAN earned his undergraduate degree in British and American Literature at Rice University and Oxford University and a Ph.D. in neuroscience at Baylor College of Medicine in 1998. He is now the director of BCM’s Laboratory for Perception and Action, whose long-range goal is to understand the neural mechanisms of time perception. Eagleman also directs BCM’s Initiative on Law, Brains, and Behavior, which seeks to determine how new discoveries in neuroscience will change our laws and criminal justice system.

Eagleman has written several neuroscience books—including The Brains Behind the Mind; Live-Wired: How the Brain Reconfigures Itself; Why the Net Matters; and Wednesday is Indigo Blue: Discovering the Brain of Synesthesia. He has also written a book of fiction, Sum.

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