The Future of the Mind

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The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind
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Hardcover edition
Author Michio Kaku
Country United States
Language English
Genre Popular science
Publisher Doubleday
Publication date
February 25, 2014
Media type Print (Hardcover)
Pages 400 pp.
Awards No.1 New York Times Bestseller
ISBN 978-0385530828
Preceded by Physics of the Future

The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind is a popular science book by the futurist and physicist Michio Kaku.[1] The book was initially published on February 25, 2014 by Doubleday.[2]

In 2015 the book was translated into Hebrew[3]

Overview[edit]

The book discusses various possibilities of advanced technology that can alter the brain and mind. Looking into things such as telepathy, telekinesis, consciousness, artificial intelligence, and transhumanism, the book covers a wide range of topics. In it, Kaku proposes a "spacetime theory of consciousness". Similarly to Ray Kurzweil, he believes the advances in silicon computing will serve our needs as opposed to producing a generation of robot overlords.[4]

Reception[edit]

In March 16, 2014, The Future of the Mind made number one on The New York Times Bestseller list.[5]

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