Daniel Glaser

Daniel Glaser is a neuroscientist, currently Director of the Science Gallery at King’s College, London. He was previously Head of Engaging Science at the Wellcome Trust and was a 2014 judge of the Man Booker Prize.
Going behind Closed Doors: Judging Book Prizes
Book prizes are almost as commonplace as book festivals. Shortlisted authors enjoy exposure and prestige and the winner tops it all with a substantial reward. But how are decisions actually reached? This event brings together literary award judges to disclose the inner secrets of book prize panels. Lisa Appignanesi, Natalie Haynes, Sam Leith and Erica Wagner will be held in check by neuroscientist Daniel Glaser...
A Day in the Life of the Brain
Baroness Susan Greenfield outlines her profound yet straightforward theory about how each of us experiences and evolves an entirely personal view of the world. In this astute analysis of how consciousness works, she traces a single day in the life of the brain, exploring subjectivity, the act of dreaming, the shift from sleep to full consciousness, sensitivity to colour, the laying down of memory, the qualities of a creative mind and even the mental effects of dementia and depression. With ne...