Researchers have created a brain to brain interface (BBI for short). While that alone should be impressive enough, what comes next is astounding; it works between two different species: human and rat (see video below). BBI allowed a human brain to move a rat’s tail with about “94-percent accuracy.” The experiment involved a non-invasive,
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This Explains Everything: Deep, Beautiful, and Elegant Theories of How the World Works John Brockman (Editor) Harper Perennial, 2013 432 pages (Kindle edition) Available Amazon
Much of what counts for a success in dialogue, whether it is in the family or in diplomatic relations, hinges upon the ability to empathize. One might be able to reach a temporary resolution, but it will be short-lived if those doing the negotiating can’t put themselves in the shoes of others. But what
If there ever was a frontier that poses the most questions in science, I imagine the idea of consciousness is one of them. Most books on consciousness are either from a religious perspective of the soul or look at neuroscience, discussing studies and experiments and what they may imply about the brain and perception.