Brains behind the mind 052711
4.6 / 5 Rated by 14 members
Review from John Mifsud
32 events 27 reviews

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

reviewed Jun 23 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from VERA
38 events 17 reviews

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

reviewed Jun 23 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Bobby
72 events 15 reviews

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

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Review from Carol F.
19 events 13 reviews

Excellent food for thought

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Review from KevinMcCormack
35 events 11 reviews

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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Review from BadgerPT
34 events 6 reviews

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

reviewed Jun 23 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from luckydav
20 events 5 reviews

A fascinating event with lots of really interesting information.

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Review from Peggy Holmes
57 events 4 reviews

Exellent speaker and moderator.

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Review from emilygkz
6 events 1 review

A brilliant man and an eloquent speaker! great event!

reviewed Jun 23 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from nealeigh
3 events 1 review

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.

reviewed Jun 23 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
1 event 1 review

Very entertaining

reviewed Jun 23 2011 report as inappropriate