Chris Surridge

A senior Editor at the scientific journal Nature, Chris Surridge is a biophysicist specialising in cognitive neuroscience and a pioneer of the Public Library of Science.

A senior Editor at the scientific journal Nature, Chris Surridge is a biophysicist specialising in cognitive neuroscience and a pioneer of the Public Library of Science.

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Beyond Knowledge

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Ultimate Proof

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Revolutions of Knowledge

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The Origin of Knowledge

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Everything We Know Is Wrong

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