2011 : WHAT SCIENTIFIC CONCEPT WOULD IMPROVE EVERYBODY'S COGNITIVE TOOLKIT?

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Recipient, Nobel Prize in Economics, 2002; Eugene Higgins...
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Evolutionary Biologist; Emeritus Professor of the Public...
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Neuroscientist; Professor & Director, Center for Brain...
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Father of Behavioral Economics; Recipient, 2017 Nobel...
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Artist; Composer; Recording Producer: U2, Coldplay, Talking...
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A leading scientist of the 21st century for Genomic...
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Former President, The Royal Society; Emeritus Professor of...
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Department Chair; Richard Clarke Cabot Professor of Social...
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Founder, the Whole Earth Catalog; Co-founder, The Well; Co-...
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Architect; Professor, Politecnico of Milan; Visiting...
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Physicist, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Professor of Astronomy, Harvard University; Director,...
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Professor of Psychology, Director NYU Center for Language...
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Mathematician and Economist; Managing Director of Thiel...
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Architect, Researcher, MIT; Founder, Materialecology
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Associate Professor of Psychology, Cornell University
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Senior Fellow for Environmental Understanding at Pace...
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Professor and Chair, Department of Biological Sciences,...
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Professor of Medicine at UCSD
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Professor, Claremont McKenna College; Past-president,...
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Deputy Chief Scientist for Solar System Exploration, NASA...
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Professor & Director, Institute of Philosophy School of...
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Theoretical physicist
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Founding Managing Director, SchoolDash; Co-organizer, Sci...
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Research affiliate, MIT Media Lab
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Tech Culture Journalist; Partner, Contributor, Co-editor,...
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Professor of Quantum Mechanical Engineering, MIT; Author,...
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Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience; Stanford...
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Serial Entrepreneur; Co-founder, eGroups
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Associate Professor of Information Sciences, University of...
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Editor, WIRED UK
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Cultural psychologist, writer, and consultant
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Davis-Brack Professor in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford...
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Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Harvard...
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Neuroscientist, Stanford University; Author, Incognito, Sum...
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Assistant Professor of Psychology at Northwestern University
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Physicist, MIT; Researcher, Precision Cosmology; Scientific...
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Professor of Cognitive Biology, University of Vienna;...
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Cognitive Neuroscientist and Philosopher, Harvard University
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Professor of Physics at Brown University; Author, The Jazz...
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Consultant; Adaptive Optics and Adjunct Professor of...
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Writer; Speaker; Thinker, Copenhagen, Denmark
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Professor of Environmental Studies, Brown University;...
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Professor of Psychology, Hope College; Co-author,...
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Director, External Affairs, Science Museum Group; Co-author...
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Appleton Professor of Natural Philosophy, Dartmouth College...
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Founder, TED Conference; EG Conference; TEDMED Conferences...
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Professor of Physics, University of California, Santa Cruz...
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Neuroscientist; Philosopher; Author, Waking Up
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Psychologist; Visiting Professor, University of Plymouth;...
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Information Scientist and Professor of Electrical...
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Professor of Psychology, University of Texas, Austin;...
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Founder of field of Evolutionary Psychology; Co-director,...
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Philosopher; Director, Scientific Vortex, Inc.
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Brooks and Suzanne Ragen Professor of Psychology and...
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Contributing Editor, Foreign Policy; Syndicated Columnist;...
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Professor of Evolutionary Biology, Reading University, UK;...
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journalist
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Head of Research Group Systems, Neuroscience and Cognitive...
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Professor of Psychology, UC Berkeley
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Technology Forecaster; Consulting Associate Professor,...
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Associate Professor of Journalism, New York University
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Professor of the Prehistory of Humanity, University of...
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Contributing Editor, Wired; Author, A Book About Love
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Neuroscientist; Professor of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral...
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Blogging and RSS Software Pioneer; Editor, Scripting News...
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Professor, Harvard University; Director, Personal Genome...
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Software Pioneer; Philosopher; Author, A Realtime...
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Philosopher and Researcher, Centre National de la Recherche...
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Business Affairs Editor, The Economist; Author, The Edible...
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co-founder of Daisy Systems and founding Chief Executive...
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Social and Cognitive Scientist; CEU Budapest and CNRS Paris...
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Evolutionary psychologist, NYU Stern Business School and...
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Former Financier; Author, Age of Stagnation
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Senior Consultant (and former Editor-in-Chief and...
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Professor of Genomics, The Scripps Translational Science...
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Physics writer; Author, Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn
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President & CEO, Science World British Columbia;...
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Professor of Linguistics and Western Civilization, Columbia...
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Tisch University Professor of Computer Science, Cornell...
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Archaeologist; Journalist; Author, Artifacts, Past Poetic
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Professor, Oxford University; Director, Future of Humanity...
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Neuroscientist, Stanford University; Author, Behave
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Psychologist; Assistant Professor of Marketing, Stern...
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Professor of Security Engineering at Cambridge University
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Editor, Infectious Greed; General Partner, SK Ventures
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Head of Communications, Wellcome Trust; Author, The Greek...
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Professor of English and Journalism, State University of...
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Practicing Neurologist, New York City; Playwright, Off-Off...
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Artist
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Independent Researcher; Author, The Princeton Field Guide...
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Eugene Higgins Professor, Department of Psychology,...
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Computer Scientist, UC Berkeley, School of Information;...
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Mathematician; Executive Director, H-STAR Institute,...
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Psychologist; Director, Harding Center for Risk Literacy,...
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Science Writer; Fellow, Royal Society of Literature and the...
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Editor, The Feuilleton (Arts and Essays), of the German...
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Chairman of the think tank nGenera Insight and an Adjunct...
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Computer Scientist, Yale University; Chief Scientist,...
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Hi-Tech Industry Consultant; Former Executive at Apple...
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Artist
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Psychiatrist; Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry,...
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Biological Anthropologist, Rutgers University; Author, Why...
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Chief Strategy Officer of The Nature Conservancy
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Psychologist; Author (with Richard Davidson), Altered Traits
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Cognitive Scientist, UC, Irvine; Author, The Case Against...
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Playwright & Director; Founder, The Ontological-...
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Physicist, Perimeter Institute; Author, Einstein's...
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Professor of Theoretical Philosophy, Johannes Gutenberg-...
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Theoretical Physicist; Foundation Professor, School of...
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Theoretical Neurobiologist; Affiliate Professor Emeritus,...
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Sterling Professor of Social and Natural Science, Yale...
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Psychologist, UC, Berkeley; Author, The Gardener and the...
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Senior Maverick, Wired; Author, What Technology Wants and...
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Social & Technology Network Topology Researcher;...
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Professor of Cognitive Philosophy, Department of Philosophy...
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Physicist, Director, MIT's Center for Bits and Atoms;...
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Social Psychologist; Thomas Cooley Professor of Ethical...
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Neurologist and Cognitive Neuroscientist, The New School;...
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Media Analyst; Documentary Writer; Author, Throwing Rocks...
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Physicist, Harvard University; Author, Dark Matter and the...
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Physicist, MIT; Recipient, 2004 Nobel Prize in Physics;...
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Computer Scientist; Musician; Author, Who Owns The Future?
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Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, NYU; Author,...
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Philosopher; Austin B. Fletcher Professor of Philosophy, Co...
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Founding Dean, Minerva Schools at the Keck Graduate...
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Theoretical Physicist; Aix-Marseille University, in the...
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Managing Director, Excel Venture Management; Co-author (...
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Computational Neuroscientist; Francis Crick Professor, the...
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Research Associate & Lecturer, Harvard; Adjunct...
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Publisher, Skeptic magazine; Monthly Columnist, Scientific...
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Complexity Scientist; Scientist in Residence at Lux Capital...
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Professor of Psychology, Arizona State University; Author,...
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Classics Scholar, University Librarian, ASU; Author, Pagans
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Biologist; Associate Professor, University of Minnesota,...
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Psychologist, UPenn; Director, Penn Laboratory for...
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Theodore M. Newcomb Distinguished University Professor of...
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Professor of Neurobiology and Psychiatry, UCSF; Author,...
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Curator, Serpentine Gallery, London; Editor: A Brief...
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Author, Utopia is Creepy
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Professor, Financial Engineering, Columbia University;...
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Gerontologist; Chief Science Officer, SENS Foundation;...
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Distinguished Professor of Risk Engineering, New York...
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Philosopher, Novelist; Recipient, 2014 National Humanities...
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Author, The Math Book, The Physics Book, and The Medical...
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Professor of Journalism, New York University; Former...
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Mathematician; Computer Scientist; Cyberpunk Pioneer;...
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Theoretical Physicist, Caltech; Author, Something Deeply...
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Professor of Physics & Astronomy, University of...
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Journalist; Personal Finance Columnist, The Wall Street...
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Founder and CEO of Projection Point; Author, The Utopia...
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Johnstone Family Professor, Department of Psychology;...
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Professor and Director, Positive Psychology Center,...
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Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics and Professor of the...
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Professor Emeritus, University of Maryland, Baltimore...
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CEO, Socratic Arts Inc.; John Evans Professor Emeritus of...
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Science Historian ; Author, Turing’s Cathedral; Darwin...
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Professor of Anthropology, University of Michigan; Adjunct...
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Fellow at The Rockridge Institute; Author, The Little Blue...
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Emeritus Professor of Psychology, London School of...
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Neuroscientist; Director, Social Brain Lab, Netherlands...
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Physicist, former President, Weizmann Institute of Science...
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Physicist, Computer Scientist, Co-Founder, Applied...
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professor of mathematics at Temple University
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Chair of Developmental Psychology in Society, University of...
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Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education, Harvard...