|Occupation||Biochemist, parapsychologist, writer|
|Employer||The Perrott-Warrick Fund (2005–2010)|
Alfred Rupert Sheldrake (born 28 June 1942) is an English author. From 1967 to 1973 he was a biochemist and cell biologist at Cambridge University., Then he went to work in India from 1974 to 1978. His first book, A New Science of Life, was published in 1981. It is about his a theory called "morphic resonance". He gave a TEDx talk in 2013 on his book The Science Delusion that was banned. In 2009 Adam Rutherford, the deputy editor of a scientific journal called Nature, wrote in the Guardian about him and his book A New Science of Life. He said "don't read this book, it will make you stupider". He is an Anglican. He is married to Jill Purce.
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