Michael Gazzaniga is director of the Sage Center for the Study of the Mind at the University of California at Santa Barbara. His teaching and research has included appointments at the University of California at Davis, Dartmouth Medical School, Cornell University Medical College, SUNY at Stony Brook, and New York University. He developed centers for cognitive neuroscience at the University of California at Davis and at Dartmouth, and he founded the Cognitive Neuroscience Institute, the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, and the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, of which he is editor-in-chief. He also serves on the President’s Council on Bioethics and is president of the American Psychological Society. He has published many books, including The Ethical Brain, Mind Matters, The Social Brain, Nature’s Mind, The Mind’s Past, and Cognitive Neurosciences.