Susan Blackmore is a British writer, lecturer, and broadcaster who is best known for her work on consciousness, memetics, and anomalous experiences. She was born on 29 July 1951 in London, England. After studying at the University of Oxford, she went on to complete a PhD in parapsychology at the University of Surrey.
Blackmore has written numerous books on consciousness and the paranormal, including “The Meme Machine”, “Consciousness: An Introduction”, and “Seeing Myself: The New Science of Out-of-Body Experiences“. She is a Fellow of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry and has been awarded the John Maddox Prize for Standing up for Science.
In addition to her writing and research, Blackmore has appeared on a number of radio and television programs, including the BBC’s “Horizon” and “The One Show”. She is an active member of the scientific and skeptic communities and continues to explore the mysteries of consciousness and the human mind.