Dr. Mario Beauregard, Ph.D.
Is a neuroscientist currently affiliated with the Department of Psychology at the University of Arizona. The author of over 100 publications in neuroscience, psychology, and psychiatry, he has been selected by the World Media Net to be among the “One Hundred Pioneers of the 21st Century”. Dr. Beauregard’s groundbreaking work on the neurobiology of emotion and mystical experience has received extensive international media coverage. Dr. Beauregard has appeared over several radio programs in the U.S.A., Canada, and Europe, Asia, and Australia. His research has been featured on TV and in many newspapers and magazines. He has received a number of distinctions, including the Joel F. Lubar Award (International Society for Neuronal Regulation, USA) and the Spectrum Award (The Institutes for the Achievement of Human Potential, USA). His books include The Spiritual Brain (2007) and Brain Wars (2012). Co-author of the Manifesto for a Post-Materialist Science, Dr. Beauregard is also the author of the Theory of Psychelementarity and one of the founders of the Campaign for Open Science. Furthermore, Dr. Beauregard is a distinguished member of the Institute for Research on Extraordinary Experiences in France, and the Lifeboat Foundation in the United States.