Ezequiel Morsella, Ph.D., is an associate professor of Neuroscience at San Francisco State University and an assistant adjunct professor in the Department of Neurology at the University of California, San Francisco. Since the fall of 2007, he has been the director of the Action and Consciousness Laboratory. He conducted his doctoral research at Columbia University and his postdoctoral training at Yale University. His theoretical and experimental research on the mechanisms of human action has appeared in journals such as Psychological Review and Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. He is author of Oxford Handbook of Human Action. In 2010, he was nominated along with five other neuroscientists/psychologists for the Virtual Nobel Prize in Psychology (sponsored by the University of Klagenfurt, Austria).