What’s so special about my brain?
Your Brain Is You
David Eagleman, PhD, author of the New York Times bestseller Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain, provides an extraordinary look at the human brain and current neuroscience research. In this engaging series of videos, Dr. Eagleman explains the basics of brain function and describes how this extremely complex and often misunderstood organ defines who we are.
Dr. Eagleman is a neuroscientist at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), where he directs the Laboratory for Perception and Action and the Initiative on Neuroscience and Law. Best known for his work on time perception, synesthesia, and neurolaw, he appears regularly on radio and television to discuss literature and science.
Your Brain Is You was produced by BCM’s The Learning Brain project, which is developing interdisciplinary neuroscience teaching materials for BioEd Online. The project is supported by a grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the SEPA program, Office of the Director, NIH.