Big Picture Science – Ultimate Hook Up

by Gary Niederhoff on January 7, 2013

Imagine moving things with your mind. Not with telekinesis, but with the future tools of brain science. Meet a pioneer in the field of computer-to-brain connection and discover the blurry boundary where the mind ends and the machine begins.

Plus, how new technology is sharpening the “real” in virtual reality. And, whether our devotion to digital devices is changing what it means to be human.

Listen to individual segments here:
Part 1: The Human Brain.
Part 2: Miguel Nicolelis on neuroengineering.
Part 3: The Rat Brain.
Part 4: Jeremy Bailenson and Jim Blascovich on Virtual Reality.
Part 5: Sherry Turkle on the social cost of social media.

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