Brains behind the mind 052711

Neuroscientist David Eagleman: The Brains Behind the Mind Reviews

Commonwealth Club (San Francisco, CA)

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4.6 average rating
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attended Jun 23 2011

I was absolutely delighted to become acquainted with The Commonwealth Club. Who knew? Here is a forum for forward thinking. David Eagleman was no exception. It was powerful to witness his laboratory of research and the wealth of knowledge on...continued

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attended Jun 23 2011

interesting but not what I expected...a little to much testing info and not a lot of how the info would be used to help people.. some info came out during the questions.. next time.. make a list of how the studies could help people in the future.....continued

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attended Jun 23 2011

A fantastic lecture with great questions from the interviewer. Can't wait to read the book.

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attended Jun 23 2011

Eagleman is a great story teller and he uses that ability to draw you into his research and understand the great sense of wonder and delight he has in trying to discover the secrets of the brain. His enthusiasm is infectious and you leave with a...continued

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attended Jun 23 2011

very knowledgeable and engaging speaker...wish it could have gone on longer! the Commonwealth Club is very accessible by BART so you don't have to hassel with the driving

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attended Jun 23 2011

A fascinating event with lots of really interesting information.

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attended Jun 23 2011

Exellent speaker and moderator.

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attended Jun 23 2011

A brilliant man and an eloquent speaker! great event!

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attended Jun 23 2011

The on-stage banter was painfully scripted. Didn't learn much I hadn't read WORD FOR WORD from the book.
Still, interesting subject, charming author. could have skipped it and just went with the read.

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