Is David Eagleman Neuroscience’s Carl Sagan?

The Houstonian’s new PBS television series ”The Brain” could do for neuroscience what ”Cosmos” did for space. October 14, 2015By Michael Hardy In 2000, 43 years after going totally blind at the age of three in a freak accident, a California man named Mike May had his sight restored in one eye by a pioneering stem cell procedure, coupled with a cornea transplant. A camera was on hand to record him seeing for the first time in his adult life, but the result was disappointing—despite a fully functional eye, all May could see was a blur of shapes and colors. David Eagleman, a neuroscientist at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, recounts May’s story in his new, six-part television series The Brain, which premieres this evening on PBS. According…


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