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Gary Berg-Cross

Gary Berg-Cross is a senior board member of TruthAndPolitics.org.

Dr. Berg-Cross is a cognitive psychologist (BA 1967) from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a PhD in experimental cognitive psychology (1974) from SUNY Stony Brook. Broadly, his work concerns the nature of knowledge, understanding and communication of knowledge and belief.

He has worked at SUNY Stony Brook and Widener University. Since 1975 he has consulted on knowledge management and application of cognitive science to organizational problems. Major thrusts of work include reusable medical knowledge, ontologies, controlled vocabularies and expert decision making. Dr. Berg-Cross is chief technical officer of Knowledge Strategies, a knowledge consulting practice, and has participated in a number of standards development efforts dealing with information repositories and applied enterprise modeling methodologies. He has managed programs at a number of technology companies including ADS, SAIC, Booz Allen, Prism, Ardent and Informix.

Recent work at the National Institutes of Health includes use of web technology to represent, visualize and disseminate information. His publications include work in both theoretical cognitive psychology, applied artificial intelligence covering areas of knowledge representation, heuristic problem solving, case-based reasoning and measurements of intelligence in agents. He has designed, prototyped and several "intelligent systems" and is involved in usability and computer human interface design.

Stephen Fromm

Stephen Fromm is the editor and founder of TruthAndPolitics.org.

Dr. Fromm was educated at Princeton University (AB, mathematics, 1986) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (PhD, mathematics, 1992). He has held positions at McMaster University, the University of Wyoming, and CONSAD Research Corporation (a public policy consulting firm). Most recently, Fromm was a research fellow at the National Institutes of Health, working with a group studying the cognition of language using functional magnetic resonance imaging. He has published in the fields of mathematics, cognitive science and human brain mapping, and biochemistry.