The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind (Paperback)
Michio Kaku, the" New York Times" bestselling author of "Physics of the Impossible" and "Physics of the Future" tackles the most fascinating and complexobjectin theknown universe: the human brain.
"The Future of the Mind" brings a topic that once belonged solely to the province of science fiction into a startling new reality. This scientific tour de force unveils the astonishingresearch being done intop laboratories around the world all based on the latest advancements in neuroscience and physics including recent experiments in telepathy, mind control, avatars, telekinesis, and recording memories and dreams. "The Future of the Mind" is an extraordinary, mind-boggling exploration of the frontiers of neuroscience. Dr. Kaku looks toward the day when we may achieve the ability to upload the human brain to a computer, neuron for neuron; project thoughts and emotionsaround the world on a brain-net; take a smart pill to enhance cognition; send our consciousness across the universe; and push the very limits of immortality.
About the Author
MICHIO KAKU is a professor of physics at the City University of New York, cofounder of string field theory, and the author of several widely acclaimed science books, including "Hyperspace, Beyond Einstein, Physics of the Impossible, " and "Physics of the Future." He isthe science correspondent for CBS's "This Morning" and host of the radio programs "Science Fantastic" and "Explorations in Science.""