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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Read an excerpt from The Future of the Mind.

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Becky Fogel is a newscast host and producer at Texas Standard, a daily news show broadcast by KUT in Austin, Texas. She was formerly Science Friday’s production assistant.

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Annie Minoff is a producer for The Journal from Gimlet Media and the Wall Street Journal, and a former co-host and producer of Undiscovered. She also plays the banjo.

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