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118. Decoding the human brain with robotic limbs (2018)

Dark matter physicist Davide D’Angelo travels to Belgium to explore unusual consciousness experiments at psychologist Axel Cleeremans’s lab.

In the lab, researchers use thought-controlled robotic limbs as a window into answering the enduring, perhaps unanswerable human question: "What is consciousness?" (10 minutes)

This is episode three of Motherboard’s first feature documentary, The Most Unknown. For other episodes in this series, see motherboard.vice.com.