Mark Changizi is an assistant professor of cognitive science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. His research areas tend to concern the evolutionary function and design principles governing complex behaviors, perceptions and organisms. His first book appeared in 2003 with Kluwer, an academic monograph called The Brain from 25,000 Feet: High Level Explorations of Brain Complexity, Perception, Induction and Vagueness (Kluwer Academic, Dordrecht). He is the first author on 25 journal articles in diverse topics and Dr. Changizi’s research has been written up in more than 75 magazines and newspapers worldwide, including Time Magazine, Newsweek, USA Today, Discover Magazine, New Scientist (twice), Financial Times, Daily Telegraph (twice), Scientific American, The Times of London, Natural History Magazine, Reuters, ABC News, MSNBC, Fox News, Gehirn & Geist Magazine, Bild der Wissenschaft (twice), Der Standard, Rhein Zeitung, Die Presse, Die Welt, De Morgen, Suddeutsche Zeitung, NRC Handelsblad, Internet Haber, Spiegel and Arzte Zeitung. He has also appeared as a guest on the CBC News “As It Happens” radio show.