In the cognitive sciences, experimentation, analysis, and dissemination are becoming cheaper, easier, and more open. Researchers can produce results more accurately, reproducibly, and collaboratively.
These articles range across the cognitive sciences, and over a suite of techniques that are coming to be known as Science 2.0.
Mark Tovey did his Ph.D. in Cognitive Science at the Advanced Cognitive Engineering Lab at Carleton University in Ottawa. Mark is currently at the University of Waterloo, as Lead Researcher for a team developing simulations and visualizations to allow policy-makers to make better decisions (at SiG@Waterloo). He is a Fellow at the Balsillie School of International Affairs (BSIA), and an Affiliate Researcher with the Waterloo Institute for Complexity and Innovation (WICI). Mark edited Collective Intelligence: Creating a Prosperous World at Peace (EIN Press, 2008), he is Co-Editor (with Hassan Masum) of The Reputation Society: How Online Opinions are Reshaping the Offline World (MIT Press, 2011), and was editor of WorldChanging Canada from 2006–2010. Mark’s passions lie in designing and building systems to accelerate the development of solutions to large-scale challenges. He is regularly invited to give talks or to serve as a panelist at conferences, which have included the Quantum2Cosmos Festival, the O’Reilly Open Source Convention (OSCON), and Canada’s Top 100 Green Employers.