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Beyond boundaries : the new neuroscience of connecting brains with machines--and how it will change our lives

Author: Miguel A L Nicolelis
Publisher: New York : Times Books/Henry Holt and Co., 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Draws on ground-breaking brain research to assess the potential of thought-controlled machines, which may enable significant technological advances in areas ranging from health care and manufacturing to global communication and space exploration.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Miguel A L Nicolelis
ISBN: 9780805090529 0805090525
OCLC Number: 613431963
Description: 353 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: What is thinking? --
Brainstorm chasers --
The simulated body --
Listening to the cerebral symphony --
How rats escape from cats --
Freeing aurora's brain --
Self control --
A mind's voyage around the real world --
The man whose body was a plane --
Shaping and sharing minds --
The monster hidden in the brain --
Computing with a relativistic brain --
Back to the stars.
Responsibility: Miguel Nicolelis.

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Draws on ground-breaking brain research to assess the potential of thought-controlled machines, which may enable significant technological advances in areas ranging from health care and manufacturing to global communication and space exploration.

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Fascinating subject a bit dry in the delivery

by porkyflies (WorldCat user published 2011-06-04) Good Permalink

The subject matter is definitely one of the most thought provoking I've read in quite a while. There's little doubt in my mind that somewhere in posterity of this research lies the "next big thing". The reading experience was for me a tad too text book-like. I think you'd have to have a little more...
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