David Eagleman

Book Shambles

This week Robin is joined by bestselling author, neuroscientist and broadcaster David Eagleman to talk about his latest book Livewired : The Inside Story of the Ever-Changing Brain. They chat about brain plasticity, why we don’t look for the rearview mirror when walking, the criminal brain, the power of suggestion within fiction and how David broke his hand the day before we recorded…

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Reading List

Books recommended this week include:

Livewired by David Eagleman

Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain by David Eagleman

The Brain: The Story of You by David Eagleman

The Self Illusion by Bruce Hood

Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives by David Eagleman

Ulysses by James Joyce

Cosmos by Carl Sagan

On Intelligence by Jeff Hawkins and Sandra Blakeslee

The work of Stephen Pinker

Beyond Boundaries: The New Neuroscience of Connecting Brains with Machines by Miguel Nicoleli

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