Blog creator Syphax is a graduate student working on a M.S. in experimental psychology, with a research emphasis in the psychology of religion. His research interests include such topics as inter-religious conflict and prejudice, mindfulness meditation, religious minority groups in America, and the writings of William James, and blogs on these topics at The Value of Saintliness. He also is interested in philosophy of mind, hylemorphic dualism, and metaphysics. He is also a songwriter and the founder of LDS musicians website Linescratchers.
Contributor metacognizant is an undergraduate with a senior class status and hoping to pursue a doctorate in either neuropsychology or cognitive neuroscience. His research interests include the neuropsychology of religion, consciousness, and clinical neuroscience. He also writes on the intersection between neuroscience, philosophy, and theology at his blog at metacognizant.wordpress.org.