Rupert Sheldrake, PhD, is a biologist and author of more than 90 technical papers and nine books, including Science and Spiritual Practices. He was a fellow of Clare College, Cambridge University, a research fellow of the Royal Society, and a Frank Know Fellow at Harvard. From 2005-2010, he was director of the Perrott-Warrick Project for the study of unexplained human and animal abilities, funded by Trinity College, Cambridge. He is a fellow of the Institute of Noetic Sciences and of Schumacher College in Devon, England. He lives in London.