Susan Blackmore is a psychologist and writer whose research on consciousness, memes, and anomalous experiences has been published
in over sixty academic papers, as well as book chapters, reviews, and popular articles. She has a regular blog in the Guardian,
and often appears on radio and television. Her book The Meme Machine (1999) has been translated into 12 other languages and
more recent books include a textbook, Consciousness: An Introduction (2003), and Conversations on Consciousness (2005).