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Title The future of the mind : the scientific quest to understand, enhance, and empower the mind / Dr. Michio Kaku, Professor of Theoretical Physics, City University of New York.
Author Kaku, Michio, author.
Publication New York : Doubleday, a division of Random House, LLC, [2014]
Copyright date ©2014
Edition First edition.
Description xviii, 377 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Call # 612.8 K
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-356) and index.
Contents Book I: The mind and consciousness. Unlocking the mind ; Consciousness: a physicist's viewpoint -- Book II: Mind over matter. Telepathy: a penny for your thoughts ; Telekinesis: mind controlling matter ; Memories and thoughts made to order ; Einstein's brain and enhancing our intelligence -- Book III: Altered consciousness. In your dreams ; Can the mind be controlled? ; Altered states of consciousness ; The artificial mind and silicon consciousness ; Reverse engineering the brain ; The future: mind beyond matter ; The mind as pure energy ; The alien mind ; Concluding remarks.
Summary A survey of current research into the human mind reveals how top international laboratories have innovated unique technologies for recording profound mental capabilities and enabling controversial opportunities in the field of cognition enhancement.
Subject Neuropsychology.
Mind and body -- Research.
Brain -- Mathematical models.
Cognitive neuroscience.
Brain-computer interfaces.
ISBN 9780385530828 (hbk.) :
038553082X (hbk.)
9780385530835 (ebk.)
0385530838 (ebk.)

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