HUGO MERCIER is a cognitive scientist and Ambizione Fellow, Cognitive Science Center, University of Neuchâtel. He did his doctoral work under Dan Sperber's supervision on reasoning and argumentation.
He has published many articles on the argumentative theory of reasoning, several of them in collaboration with Sperber. He has been teaching and lecturing on the topic in Europe and in America. He is also a noted scientific blogger at www.CognitionAndCulture.net