Clemens Christian Chimalpopoca Bauer was born in Querétaro Mexico in 1974. He obtained his M.D. from the Universidad Autonóma de Guadalajara. After some years as a General Practitioner he did a Master in Cognitive Science at the Universität Osnabrück, Germany. Currently he is a Doctorate Candidate in Biomedical Sciences at the Instituto de Neurobiología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Clemens Bauer has mayor interest in understanding the neurobiological correlates of self-consciousness. His studies include neurophenomenologic, behavioral and functional Magnetic Resonance (fMRI) imaging techniques with which he combines to approach this elusive field.