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Neuroengineering the future : virtual minds and the creation of immortality

Author: Bruce F Katz
Publisher: Hingham, Mass. : Infinity Science Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describing how the brain works, this book includes an overview of the architecture of the brain. It examines the neural technologies, including devices that read from the brain, and devices that can write information into the brain.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce F Katz
ISBN: 9781934015186 1934015180
OCLC Number: 179789692
Description: xvi, 389 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I. Foundational Material 1. Introduction. 2. The Brain, as Designed by Evolution: Functional Neuroanatomy. 3. The Brain as Designed by Evolution: High and Low-level Computation. 4. The Data of Consciousness. 5. Conciousness: In search of a theory. 6. Personal Identity. Part II. The State of the Art 1. Repairing the Spine. 2. Brain Machine Interfaces. 3. Non-invasive Control. 4. Neural Implants 5. On the Horizon. Part III. Engineering the Future Mind 1. From Thinking Caps to Eureka Caps. 2. Happy on Demand. 3. Downloading the Soul: A Formula. 4. Ethical Implications. 5. The Mind, Unbound.
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