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Episode 6 | Expanding Our Sensory Horizons

In theory, there is no limit to the number of new senses we may create in the future.

Episode 6 | Cryonic Preservation of the Brain and Body

One team’s effort to give people a second chance at life.

Episode 6 | The Connectome: Mapping the Brain

The team building a three dimensional map of the brain’s connections.

Episode 6 | Brain Uploading

Swapping out cells for circuits, it may be possible for the mind to exist digitally.

Episode 6 | Attempting to Create Artificial Intelligence

A humanoid robot that can learn from the world.

Episode 6 | The Chinese Room Thought Experiment

Dr. David Eagleman demonstrates the Chinese Room thought experiment.

Episode 6 | Emergence: What Ants can Teach Us

Cooperation can give rise to something much greater - and teach us about consciousness.

Episode 6 | Digital Life

Imagine life inside a computer, in a simulated world. Could we be there already?

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