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Nicolelis, Miguel
Beyond boundaries : the new neuroscience of connecting brains with machines--and how it will change our lives / Miguel Nicolelis
Alternate Title New neuroscience of connecting brains with machines--and how it will change our lives
1st ed
New York : Times Books, c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  BF441 .N494 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Brain-computer interfaces
Human-computer interaction
Thought and thinking
Human-machine systems
Neurosciences
Brain
Machinery
Physical Description 353 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [321]-333) and index
Contents What is thinking? -- Brainstorm chasers -- The simulated body -- Listening to the cerebral symphony -- How rats escape from cats -- Freeing aurora's brain -- Self control -- A mind's voyage around the real world -- The man whose body was a plane -- Shaping and sharing minds -- The monster hidden in the brain -- Computing with a relativistic brain -- Back to the stars
Summary Draws on ground-breaking brain research to assess the potential of thought-controlled machines, which may enable significant technological advances in areas ranging from health care and manufacturing to global communication and space exploration

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