Mario Beauregard, PhD, is currently an associate research professor in the departments of psychology and radiology at the Neuroscience Research Centre, Université de Montréal. He is the author of more than one hundred publications in neuroscience, psychology and psychiatry. In 2000 Beauregard was selected by the World Media Net as one of the One Hundred Pioneers of the 21st Century. Beauregard is the author of a number of books, including The Spiritual Brain. He lives in the Montreal area.