Minds and Machines: A Conversation with Miguel Nicolelis by Howard Burton

Minds and Machines: A Conversation with Miguel Nicolelis

byHoward Burton

Kobo ebook | November 27, 2013

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For over 20 years now, Dr Miguel Nicolelis has been blurring the line between science fiction and science fact, developing increasingly sophisticated ways of harnessing the thoughts of rats, monkeys and humans to drive mechanical devices in the rapidly emerging field of brain-machine interfaces.

As he continues to explore how best to apply this fascinating technology to liberate paralysis victims and Parkinson’s sufferers from their neurological constraints, Nicolelis remains focused on challenging conventional wisdom of what the brain is and how it works, consistently probing the evolving frontier between body and mind.

We met up with Miguel Nicolelis in Durham, North Carolina.

Title:Minds and Machines: A Conversation with Miguel NicolelisFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:November 27, 2013Publisher:Ideas RoadshowLanguage:English

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