Arizona Speaker Series
Author Event with David Eagleman
Bestselling Author and Neuroscientist
in an interactive, live, streaming discussion with Gary and Rob Lauer, presented exclusively for subscribing members of the Arizona Speaker Series
Thursday, September 10th
7:00-8:00 pm MST
Please join us for our pilot online author event with David Eagleman on Thursday, September 10th, from 7-8 pm MST.
The event will stream over the Zoom platform and will be easy to access. We will send instructions to all registered attendees. This pilot event will be available to and presented exclusively for (at no additional cost) subscribing members of the Arizona Speaker Series.
Click Here to register for the event! Note: this secure form also enables you to purchase David's new book Livewired through us, fulfilled by Changing Hands Bookstore.
David Eagleman's new book Livewired - The Inside Story of the Ever-Changing Brain, has been nominated for a Pulitzer Prize and will be released on August 25th.
You may securely order Livewired - The Inside Story of the Ever-Changing Brain through us, fulfilled by Changing Hands Bookstore, a real and independent bookstore based in Phoenix and Tempe, by clicking the event Registration Link. Delivery options include shipping or in-store curbside pickup at Changing Hands Bookstore.
David Eagleman is a neuroscientist and a New York Times bestselling author. He heads the Center for Science and Law, a national non-profit institute, and serves as an adjunct professor at Stanford University.
He is the writer and presenter of the international PBS series, The Brain with David Eagleman, and the author of the companion book, The Brain: The Story of You.
Beyond his 100+ academic publications, he has published many popular books. His bestselling book Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain, explores the neuroscience "under the hood" of the conscious mind: all the aspects of neural function to which we have no awareness or access. His work of fiction, SUM, is an international bestseller published in 28 languages and turned into two operas. Why the Net Matters examines what the advent of the internet means on the timescale of civilizations. The award-winning Wednesday is Indigo Blue explores the neurological condition of synesthesia, in which the senses are blended. The Runaway Species, co-authored with music composer Anthony Brandt, explores the neuroscience and behavior behind human creativity.
Eagleman is a TED speaker, a Guggenheim Fellow, a winner of the McGovern Award for Excellence in Biomedical Communication, a Next Generation Texas Fellow, Vice-Chair on the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Neuroscience & Behaviour, a research fellow in the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies, Chief Scientific Advisor for the Mind Science Foundation, and a board member of The Long Now Foundation. He has served as an academic editor for several scientific journals. He was named Science Educator of the Year by the Society for Neuroscience, and was featured as one of the Brightest Idea Guys by Italy's Style magazine. He is founder of the company BrainCheck and the cofounder of the company NeoSensory. He was the scientific advisor for the television drama Perception, and has been profiled on the Colbert Report, NOVA Science Now, the New Yorker, CNN's Next List, and many other venues. He appears regularly on radio and television to discuss literature and science.