15-05 Story 2: The Future of the Mind

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Synopsis: It’s amazing that in the 21st century, science knows so much about all of the organs of the body save one: the brain. We talk to a scientist and author about the unbelievable abilities of the brain, how memories help us predict the future, where dreams are located, how brain injury can sometimes make someone a genius, and how research into brain function is opening up new areas of understanding the mind and its possibilities.

Host: Marty Peterson. Guest: Dr. Michio Kaku, physicist, professor of theoretical physics City College and City University of New York, co-founder of string theory, and author of The Future of the Mind: The scientific quest to understand, enhance, and empower the mind.

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The Future of the Mind

Marty Peterson: The human mind has always stymied scientists with its complexity and its flexibility. It houses our memories, dreams, and intelligence…

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