Hacking the Brain: Beyond the Five Senses

Sunday, April 14, 2019

What is it

Humans evolved to have a variety of senses—smell, sight, touch, etc.—that provide information about the world around us. Our brains use this sensory information to construct a particular picture of reality. But what if it were technologically possible to hack our brains and create new senses for humans, such as echolocation or magnetoception? How would our brains integrate this new kind of information? What would it be like to perceive the world using these strange new senses? And how would these novel senses change our view of reality? Josh and Ken sense they'll talk to neuroscientist David Eagleman, author of The Brain: The Story of You.

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Sunday, May 5, 2019 -- 8:13 AM

Thanks for mentioning this

Thanks for mentioning this quite intelligent theme on this blog. I would like to recommend to you the following web link.

https://news.berkeley.edu/2011/09/22/brain-movies/

In it a detailed description , provides you with information about the usage of bci -data to watch
brain movies. The graphical visualization of our thoughts. Berkley univesity shows up with its
results on this feature for "2011". I am perfectly convinced that this is not the cutting edge of
the scientific results of today.

So your worries became real.

 
 

Neuroscientist and Entrepreneur David Eagleman

 
 

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