Peter Russell is a leading thinker on consciousness and contemporary spirituality. He coined the term "global brain" with his 1980's bestseller of the same name in which he predicted the internet and the impact it would have on humanity. Peter studied theoretical physics, experimental psychology, and computer science at the University of Cambridge, and meditation and Eastern Philosophy in India. Peter pioneered the introduction of personal growth programs to corporations, running courses for senior management on creativity, stress management and sustainable development. He has been teaching meditation for over 40 years.