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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.

Kaku, Michio. (Author).
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Available copies

  • 7 copies at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 2 copies at Dorchester County Library.

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Dorchester - Summerville Branch 612.8 KAK (Text) 30018004466336 Adult New Books Available -
Dorchester - Summerville Branch 612.8 KAK (Text) 30018004573594 Adult New Books Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385530828 (hc)
  • Physical Description: xviii, 377 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Doubleday, [2014]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-356) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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, etc.: 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.
Subject: Neuropsychology.
Mind and body > Research.
Brain > Mathematical models.
Cognitive neuroscience.
Brain-computer interfaces.
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