The Daniel Simons speeches divulge into topics relating to psychology, such as awareness, perception, memory and attention. Simons is an Experimental Psychologist and a Professor at the University of Illinois at the Beckman Institute.
Simon graduated from Carleton College in 1991 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in psychology, and later completed his Ph.D at Cornell University in 1997. He later went on to become an assistant professor at Harvard University, were he spent five years, and then in 2002, he became a Professor at the University of Illinois where he ran the Visual Cognition Laboratory.
Simon is the recipient of a few awards including the ‘APA Distinguished Scientific Award for Early Career Contributions,’ in 2003. And in 2005 he was awarded, along with his collaborator for the Ig Nobel Prize. He is also the co-author of 'The Invisible Gorilla: How Our Intuitions Deceive Us,' with Chris Chabris.
The Daniel Simons speeches provide intriguing insights about the brain.