March 7th, 2014
04:43 AM ET

Uploading Memories and Other Mysteries of the Future

Brain programming may not be confined to movies like "The Matrix" anymore.

Futurist and theoretical physicist Michio Kaku  explores the seemingly endless possibilities of manufacturing memories, the potential for discoveries in brain mapping and a future where we can see each other's dreams  in his new book "The Future of the Mind."

"Just last year, for first time in history, we uploaded a memory into a mouse,"  he said on "New Day" Friday.  "Next we’ll upload into primates, for example, chimpanzees. And then we want to create a brain pacemaker for people with Alzheimer's disease so they can upload memory of who they are, who their children are, where they live. And then after that, who knows? "


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