The study of alien mental processes.
- AI, Alien - Text by Anders Sandberg, amended by Steve Bowers
There is much speculation, but rather less knowledge, on the psychology of ais from from non-Terragen races extinct or extant.
- Clive's Brain - Text by Steve Bowers
Cybyotan world in the Vela-Puppis border periphery. The alien Cybyotan phylum of interconnected mobile and sessile autotrophs and heterotrophs has on this planet developed a single shared datasphere which is home to a single entity, known as Clive.
- Xenobiont - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
Generic term for alien (non-terragen) lifeform. May be animal-like, plant-like, protistan, exotic chemistry, or any other possibility. Does not have to be sophont. In fact just as on Earth, very few alien species ever evolve any measure of cognitive intelligence.