Beyond Boundaries: The New Neuroscience of Connecting Brains by Miguel Nicolelis

By Miguel Nicolelis

A pioneering neuroscientist indicates how the long-sought merger of brains with machines is set to develop into a paradigm-shifting reality</>

Imagine residing in an international the place humans use their desktops, force their automobiles, and speak with each other just by pondering. during this lovely and encouraging paintings, Duke collage neuroscientist Miguel Nicolelis stocks his innovative insights into how the mind creates inspiration and the human feel of self—and how this is able to be augmented by means of machines, in order that the total universe may be inside of our reach.

Beyond Boundaries attracts on Nicolelis's ground-breaking learn with monkeys that he taught to regulate the activities of a robotic situated midway around the world by utilizing mind signs by myself. Nicolelis's paintings with primates has exposed a brand new strategy for shooting mind function—by recording wealthy neuronal symphonies instead of the task of unmarried neurons. His lab is now paving the way in which for a brand new therapy for Parkinson's, silk-thin exoskeletons to furnish mobility to the paralyzed, and breathtaking leaps in house exploration, international communique, production, and extra.

Beyond Boundaries can provide to reshape our idea of the technological destiny, to an international full of promise and desire.

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