New book review in Current Biology! "Being You is an engaging and accessible tour through the field’s boldest theories, most creative experiments and most surprising findings. You could give the book to a smart teenager and get them asking questions that they will be thinking about for the rest of their lives."
The Sunday Times Top 10 Bestseller
Being You is a New Statesman Book of the Year, an Economist Book of the Year, a Guardian Book of the Week and Science Book of the Year, a Financial Times Science Book of the Year, a Five Books Philosophy Book of the Year, and a Bloomberg Business Book of the Year.
New podcast! The Michael Shermer Show - in which we talk about the hard problem of consciousness, the self, and the essence of volition.
How we perceive the world differently, and why that brings us together. The British Science Association interview me and Fiona Macpherson about the Dreamachine Schools Programme, which is now up-and-running. Check out Life's Big Questions and get your school to sign up!
Theories of Consciousness. A new review (and mild manifesto) out now in Nature Reviews Neuroscience, with Tim Bayne.
"As close to state-funded psychedelic drugs as you can get". 5* review of Dreamachine in The Guardian. Reserve your free tickets now (London, Cardiff).
"engaging and accessible" ... "it is a compelling picture", new review of Being You in the Times Literary Supplement, by master illusionist Keith Frankish