Sue Blackmore is a freelance writer, lecturer, and broadcaster, and a visiting lecturer at the University of the West of England, Bristol. She has a degree in psychology and physiology from Oxford University (1973) and a PhD in parapsychology from the University of Surrey (1980). Her research interests include memes and the theory of memetics, evolutionary theory, consciousness, and meditation. She practices Zen.
Sue Blackmore no longer works on the paranormal.
She writes for several magazines and newspapers, and is a frequent contributor and presenter on radio and television. She is author of over seventy academic articles, about fifty book contributions, and many book reviews. Her books include Beyond the Body (1982), Dying to Live (on near-death experiences, 1993), In Search of the Light (autobiography, 1996), and Test Your Psychic Powers (with Adam Hart-Davis, 1997).
The Meme Machine (1999) has been translated into eleven other languages.
Her textbook Consciousness: An Introduction (2003) was short-listed for the British Psychological Society Book Prize. Forthcoming books are A Very Short Introduction to Consciousness (OUP, 2005) and Conversations on Consciousness (OUP, 2005).
Consciousness: A Very Short IntroductionConsciousness: An Introduction
(Oxford University Press, 2005)
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(Oxford University Press, 1999)
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(Prometheus Books, 1996)
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Consciousness in Meme MachinesThe Question Is - Who Am I?
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