x = independently organized TED event

San Antonio, United States
October 29th, 2009

Watch video from the event

Please install flash player to see this video.

More videos from the TEDx YouTube Channel »

View photos from the event on Flickr

About this event

David Eagleman, PhD, neuroscientist, and best-selling author of SUM: Forty Tales from the Afterlives, shared his thoughts on "The Future of Reality." Dr. Eagleman gave compelling examples of how reality is a matter of individual perception and how Nature's adaptions function as "plug ins" for the brain.

Confirmed Speakers

  • David Eagleman
    David Eagleman is a neuroscientist and a fiction writer. During the day, he directs the Laboratory for Perception and Action and the Initiative on Neuroscience and Law at Baylor College of Medicine. He is best known for his work on time perception, synesthesia, and neurolaw. At night, he is a fiction writer. His work of fiction, Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives, became an international bestseller and is published in 23 languages.

Venue and Details

San Antonio,
United States

This event occurred in the past.
See more TEDxAlamo events »


Meriam Good
San Antonio, TX, United States

View Profile »


Paul Ingmundson
Executive Director
Laura Sanchez
Financial Manager
Gloria Haynes
Admin Asst