|Education||New York University (BFA)|
|Notable work||Conscious: A Brief Guide to the Fundamental Mystery of the Mind|
|Spouse||Sam Harris (m. 2004)|
Annaka Harris (née Gorton) is an American author. Her work touches on neuroscience, meditation, philosophy of mind and consciousness. She is the author of the New York Times bestseller Conscious: A Brief Guide to the Fundamental Mystery of the Mind (2019) and the children's book I Wonder (2013).
Harris was the co-founder of the non-profit scientific education group Project Reason in 2007. She edited the 2011 long-form essay and book Lying by her husband Sam Harris. She is the author of the 2013 children's book I Wonder, which is about uncertainty and the nature of reality. She wrote the 2019 New York Times bestselling science book Conscious: A Brief Guide to the Fundamental Mystery of the Mind. Key subjects of Conscious include free will, panpsychism and the hard problem of consciousness.
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- Harris, Sam (2014). Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion. Simon and Schuster. ISBN 978-1-4516-3603-1.
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