Who will we Be?
Episode 6 | Expanding Our Sensory Horizons
Although we come to the table with the senses that we have evolved with, like our eyes, ears, and our sense of touch, in theory there is no limit to the number of new senses we may create in the future. The brain is so flexible that it may be possible that, for instance, we develop new sensory channels that allow us to perceive weather data or stock market data.
Our future lies in our own hands.
One team’s effort to give people a second chance at life.
The team building a three dimensional map of the brain’s connections.
Swapping out cells for circuits, it may be possible for the mind to exist digitally.
A humanoid robot that can learn from the world.
Dr. David Eagleman demonstrates the Chinese Room thought experiment.
Cooperation can give rise to something much greater - and teach us about consciousness.
Imagine life inside a computer, in a simulated world. Could we be there already?