Self/less

Interview: A neuroscientist explains the mind-blowing science behind 'Self/less'

Interview: A neuroscientist explains the mind-blowing science behind 'Self/less'

Brandon Russell

If you had the opportunity, would you transfer your consciousness into an “empty vessel” to prolong your life? That’s the question pondered in Self/less, a new sci-fi thriller coming out on July 10. In the film, a wealthy aristocrat (Ben Kingsley) undergoes a procedure known as shedding, which transfers his consciousness into the body of a healthy young man (Ryan Reynolds). The promise...