ANDY CLARK is a Professor of Philosophy and Chair in Logic and Metaphysics at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. Before this he was director of the Cognitive Science Program at Indiana University in Bloomington. Clark is one of the founding members of the Contact collaborative research project whose aim is to investigate the role environment plays in shaping the nature of conscious experience. Professor Clark has written extensively on Artificial Neural Networks, Robotics and Artificial Life. His is the author of Microcognition: Philosophy, Cognitive Science and Parallel Distributed Processing Associative Engines, Being There: Putting Brain, Body and World Together Again, and Natural Born Cyborgs.
Philosopher and Cognitive Scientist, University of Edinburgh; Author: Supersizing the Mind: Embodiment, Action, and Cognitive Extension