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.
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- ISBN: 9780385530828
- Physical Description: xviii, 377 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-356) and index.
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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.
Dr. Kaku takes us on a grand tour of what the future might hold, giving us not only a solid sense of how the brain functions but also how these technologies will change our daily lives. He even presents a radically new way to think about "consciousness" and applies it to provide fresh insight into mental illness, artificial intelligence and alien consciousness.-- From the publisher.
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