David Eagleman is a neuroscientist, author, and science communicator.
In this episode, I talk with David Eagleman, a neuroscientist, New York Times bestselling author, TED speaker, and Guggenheim Fellow, all about the brain and how it works. It’s mysterious, malleable, constantly changing and up for new challenges. We dig deeper into the research in his book Livewired: The Inside Story of the Ever-Changing Brain on the power of being uncomfortable and trying new things and how important new experiences are for continued brain development and health.
Everyone has got one, and they all weigh roughly the same, but the infinitesimal variations on the near-quadrillion connections mean our brains are quite mysterious. Neuroscientist David Eagleman, host of the Emmy-nominated television series “The Brain,” joins host Krys Boyd to talk about the latest understanding of how our minds work. His book is called “Livewired: The Inside Story of the Ever-Changing Brain.”
On the Gist, Trump’s falsehoods.In the interview, Mikes talks with neuroscientist, Stanford University professor and best-selling author, David Eagleman, about his latest book Livewired: The Inside Story of the Ever-Changing Brain. Eagleman says that the way the brain is able to change and adapt to adversity is still inspiring new developments and new questions. In the spiel, making a political comeback.Email us at thegist@slate.comPodcast production by Margaret Kelley and Jamila Bey.Slate Plus members get bonus segments and ad-free podcast feeds. Sign up now.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
S5 Ep 48: In this episode, meet Madeleine Ryan, Christine Gutierrez, and David Eagleman. The human brain is a fascinating world unto itself, and each one of these authors takes a deep dive into that ever-changing neuro-landscape, exploring how our biology and our psyches process the world. Go behind the mic to hear their varied perspectives and listen to clips from their audiobooks; the experience may just get you thinking more about how you think. A Room Called Earth by Madeleine Ryan: https://www.penguinrandomhouseaudio.com/book/625174/a-room-called-earth/ I Am Diosa by Christine Gutierrez: https://www.penguinrandomhouseaudio.com/book/612802/i-am-diosa/ Livewired by David Eagleman: https://www.penguinrandomhouseaudio.com/book/217866/livewired/
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Apr 25th, 1971
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