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The future of the mind : the scientific quest to understand, enhance, and empower the mind

Author: Michio Kaku
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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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.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michio Kaku
ISBN: 9780385530828 038553082X 1846147670 9781846147678
OCLC Number: 843010451
Description: xviii, 377 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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.
Responsibility: Dr. Michio Kaku, Professor of Theoretical Physics, City University of New York.

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