Dr. Sebastián Marincolo, is a former student of the philosophers William G. Lycan and Simon Blackburn. His research focuses on the philosophy of mind, neurocognition, and on altered states of mind. Marincolo has published various articles on the marijuana high, co-edited bewusstseinserweiterungen, an issue of the German internetzine parapluie.de, and published two books on the marijuana high: High. Insights on Marijuana (Dogear Publishing 2010), and High. Das positive Potential von Marijuana (in German, Klett Cotta/Tropen 2013). He also worked with marijuana expert Harvard Associate Prof. Emeritus Lester Grinspoon on a book project. For more than five years he was a creative director and consultant for one of the biggest foundations in Germany and has more than 20 years of experience as a freelance photographer. His art photography from New York City, Rio de Janeiro, Bali, and other places has been shown in various exhibitions and art galleries in Germany and the U.S. He is currently living in Stuttgart, Germany, and works as a freelance writer, creative consultant, and photographer.