Michio Kaku Imagines ‘The Future of the Mind’

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In his new book The Future of the Mind, physicist and futurist Michio Kaku imagines a world where science and science fiction collide. A brain pacemaker for Alzheimer’s patients? An Internet of human emotions? Kaku surveys advances in neuroscience that could make these sci-fi dreams a reality.

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Michio Kaku

Michio Kaku is author of The Future of the Mind (Doubleday, 2014) and professor of theoretical physics at City College and City University of New York in New York, New York.

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