David is a neuroscientist who teaches at Stanford. He is a best-selling author, TED speaker, host of the PBS series The Brain, and has many other outstanding contributions to his name. Known for his work on sensory substitution, time perception, brain plasticity, synesthesia, and neurolaw, David is a unique and entertaining individual
For those who aren’t familiar with David, here’s a link to his home page.
What’s fascinating about David is how he has managed to bring an element of entertainment to what otherwise might be considered a rather mundane topic – neuroscience. But by tying the science to the real world, David bridges the gap. He covers his complex topic in an easily understood and digestible manner.
David recently relocated from Houston to Silicon Valley to teach at Stanford and continue his ventures in the private sector. I suspect that we will see more great things from David Eagleman in the next few years. Keep your eye out.
Readers, are there other individuals you know who have an ability to simplify the complicated? To entertain while they inform.