The Real Science of Mind Control

From the Series The Real Science of Superpowers (Alternator Books ®)

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Imagine having the superpower to control things with your mind. You could send a text with just a thought. You could play a video game without picking up a controller. You could even convince bad guys they shouldn’t commit crimes! How do fictional heroes with mind control abilities do it? More important, how can humans do it themselves one day? Learn the real-life science behind the superpower and what scientists are doing to make that power a reality.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Science
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction, STEM, STEM: Engineering, STEM: Physical Science
Copyright 2022
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Alternator Books ®
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2022-01-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF044000, JNF051090, JNF008000
Dewey 153.8/53
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 860
Guided Reading Level W
ATOS Reading Level 5.5
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Activities, Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Reviewed, Sidebars, and Table of contents

Author: Corey Anderson

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