I was born and grew up in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.  For my undergraduate degree at McGill University, I completed a major in English literature and minors in computer science and cognitive science.  I then transitioned into philosophy and completed a Masters degree at Tufts University.  I completed my Ph. D in philosophy at Rutgers University in 2013, writing my dissertation on the nature of clinical delusions, and subsequently pursued four years of postdoctoral research at the Swiss Center for the Affective Sciences at the University of Geneva, Switzerland.

I occasionally blog at the Imperfect Cognitions Research Network.  (1, 2, 3)

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