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David Eagleman

David Eagleman appears in the following:

Forget about Blame?

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Nita Farahany, who's been following the growing field of Neurolaw for years now, helps uncover what seems to be a growing trend -- defendants using brain science to argue that they aren't entirely at fault. Neuroscientist David Eagleman thinks this is completely wrongheaded, and argues for ...

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Music and the Subconscious

Thursday, July 21, 2011

When it comes to brain activity, the conscious mind is the tiniest tip of the iceberg, according to neuroscientist David Eagleman. The author of “Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain” joins us to explain how our brain responds – whether we like the result or not – when we listen to music.

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The Secret Lives of the Brain

Monday, June 06, 2011

Renowned neuroscientist David Eagleman navigates the depths of the subconscious brain and looks at how it affects our conscious brain and behavior. In Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain, he explores damage, plane spotting, dating, drugs, beauty, infidelity, synesthesia, criminal law, artificial intelligence, and visual illusions to reveal the mind and all its complexity.

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You v. You

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Zelda Gamson tried for decades to stop smoking. But while one part of her wanted to quit, another part just didn't want to let go. So, how do you win a tug-of-war with yourself? We decided to ask one of the greatest negotiators of our time for some advice. Adam ...

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Still Hanging On

Monday, September 20, 2010

Two stories of falling in everyday life, and one fantastical leap:

6. Falling Asleep: Professor Frederick Coolidge argues that our tree-dwelling ancestors are to blame for a hiccup in our sleeping patterns.

7. Walking as Falling: David Eagleman explains walking as the act of calibrating our steps to turn falls into forward motion.

8. Falling Apart: Neil deGrasse Tyson takes us on a one-way trip into a black hole.

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Letting Go

Monday, September 20, 2010

Two stories about heart-stopping falls:

1. Falling Time: David Eagleman gets to the bottom of what goes on in our brains during those life or death moments when time seems to slow way down.

2. Falling in Love: Lulu Miller brings us the story of Sarita and Simon, who fell in...and then out...of love.

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Falling

Monday, September 20, 2010

We plunge into a black hole, take a trip over Niagara Falls, and upend some myths about falling cats.

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After Life

Monday, July 27, 2009

Eleven meditations on how, when, and even if we die.

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