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Mark Pendergrast

Cognitive Psychology

Independent Scholar

Mark Pendergrast is an independent scholar and science writer who has written numerous nonfiction books on disparate topics, including psychology, human memory and suggestibility (Memory Warp and The Repressed Memory Epidemic), epidemiology and public health (Inside the Outbreaks), physics and astronomy (Mirror Mirror), renewable and nuclear energy (Japan's Tipping Point), consumer culture and advertising (For God, Country and Coca-Cola and Uncommon Grounds), anthropology (Beyond Fair Trade), urban studies, transportation, and affordable housing (City on the Verge), and criminal justice and false convictions (The Most Hated Man in America). More details about Mark and his work can be found at