#119 – David Eagleman: Neuroplasticity and the Livewired Brain

David Eagleman is a neuroscientist at Stanford.

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Episode links:
David’s Website: https://www.eagleman.com/
David’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/davideagleman
Livewired (book): https://amzn.to/3ba4ezv

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Here’s the outline of the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time.

00:00 – Introduction
05:05 – Livewired
16:39 – Hardware vs software
25:53 – Brain-computer interfaces
35:12 – 2020 is a challenge for neuroplasticity
46:08 – Free will
50:43 – Nature of evil
58:55 – Psychiatry
1:06:28 – GPT-3
1:13:31 – Intelligence in the brain
1:21:51 – Neosensory
1:31:27 – Book recommendations
1:34:07 – Meaning of life
1:36:53 – Advice for young people