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Stanislas Dehaene

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Stanislas Dehaene is a French psychologist and cognitive neuroscientist. He is currently heading the Cognitive NeuroImaging Unit within the NeuroSpin building of the Commissariat A l'Energie Atomique in Saclay near Paris, France's most advanced brain imaging center. He is also a professor at College de France in Paris, where he holds the newly created chair of Experimental Cognitive Psychology. In 2005, he was elected as the youngest member of the French Academy of Sciences.Stanislas Dehaene's interests concern the brain mechanisms of specifically human cognitive functions such as language, calculation,...

Gavin Pretor-Pinney

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Gavin Pretor-Pinney is founder of the Cloud Appreciation Society, which has over 47,000 members in 120 countries and was established to fight the banality of 'blue-sky thinking'. Gavin is the author of the internationally bestselling Cloudspotter's Guide and Cloud Collector's Handbook. His third book, The Wavewatcher's Companion, won the prestigious Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books. His latest book, A Cloud A Day, features 365 stunning images from members and friends of the Cloud Appreciation Society. Gavin is a TED Global speaker with over 1.2 million views. He has presented television...