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Susan Blackmore

Susan BlackmoreAKA Susan Jane Blackmore

Born: 29-Jul-1951
Birthplace: London, England

Gender: Female
Religion: Atheist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author, Scientist

Nationality: England
Executive summary: The Meme Machine

Susan Blackmore is a British author known for her popular science accounts of the field of memetics, The Meme Machine (1999), and the non-existence of the paranormal. Blackmore writes for several magazines and newspapers and is a frequent television and radio talk show guest. She is a Lecturer at the University of the West of England, Bristol and holds degrees in psychology, physiology, and parapsychology. Though a self-proclaimed atheist, she has been practicing Zen style meditation for the past 20 years.

Husband: Tom Troscianko
Daughter: Emily Tamarisk Troscianko
Son: Jolyon Tomasz Troscianko

    University: BA Psychology and Physiology, University of Oxford, St Hilda's College (1973)
    University: MS Environmental Psychology, University of Surrey (1974)
    University: PhD Parapsychology, University of Surrey (1980)

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Author of books:
Beyond the Body: An Investigation into Out-of-Body Experiences (1992)
Dying to Live: Science and the Near Death Experience (1993)
Test Your Psychic Powers (1995, Susan Blackmore and Adam Hart-Davis)
The Meme Machine (1999)
Consciousness: An Introduction (2003)

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