Claudia Schneider (born 1963) embarked on a world tour at the age of 22. She then became a freelance writer and photographer for German-language media, including Merian, NZZ, Tages-Anzeiger, and Cosmopolitan, and published some 15 travel guides with Bild-Atlas, Marco Polo and Regenbogen-Verlag. Since 2004, she has been the editor of a local newspaper in her home canton of Zug. In What We Should Know About Consciousness, she follows up on her fascination with consciousness and embarks on an inward journey . . .