What’s in *your* skull?

The BRAIN Initiative will help us discover more about how our minds work, but as it stands, people still assume we only have the five senses Aristotle proposed more than 2300 years ago, and that maybe there might be some spooky “sixth sense” we’re not supposed to talk about. They also assume that every thought in their head must be their own, especially when parroting back some catchphrase they don’t recall having learned. To make things worse, humans are prone to xenophobia: the fear of the unknown, of things different than themselves.

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FUTURESTATES | A Robot Walks Into a Bar

Bicentennial Man (1999)

An android endeavors to become human as he gradually acquires emotions.

The Machine (2013)

In efforts to construct perfect android killing machines in a war against China, UK scientists exceed their goal and create a sentient cyborg.

Automata (2014)

Jacq Vaucan is an insurance agent of ROC robotics corporation who investigates cases of robots violating their primary protocols against altering themselves. What he discovers will have profound consequences for the future of humanity.

Transcendence (2014)

A scientist’s drive for artificial intelligence, takes on dangerous implications when his consciousness is uploaded into one such program.

Ex Machina (2015)

A young programmer is selected to participate in a ground-breaking experiment in artificial intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a breath-taking female A.I.

The Outer Limits – Valerie 23 (1995)

A disabled man is offered a prototype android companion in the form of the beautiful Valerie. But when he begins a romance with his physical therapist, his robot develops feelings of jealousy.

The Host

When an unseen enemy threatens mankind by taking over their bodies and erasing their memories, Melanie will risk everything to protect the people she cares most about, proving that love can conquer all in a dangerous new world. — IMDB

Limitless (2011)

With the help of a mysterious pill that enables the user to access 100 percent of his brain abilities, a struggling writer becomes a financial wizard, but it also puts him in a new world with lots of dangers.

Lucy (2014)

A woman, accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.

Men in Black tests (1997)

A streetwise NYPD detective joins a secret organization that polices extraterrestrial affairs on Earth.

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Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970)

Thinking this will prevent war, the US government gives an impenetrable supercomputer total control over launching nuclear missiles. But what the computer does with the power is unimaginable to its creators.

Star Trek: The Next Generation – Sentient Being

Captain Picard argues for Commander Data’s right to be viewed as a sentient being.

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