Why Cognitive Scientists Cannot Ignore Quantum Mechanics
Smith (Quentin)
Source: Smith & Jokic - Consciousness: New Philosophical Essays
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Author’s Introduction

  1. A response to the Standard Objections to Quantum Cognitive Science
    • 1.1 Fallacious Reasoning about Prior and Posterior Probabilities of Non-Quantum Cognitive Science and Quantum Cognitive Science
    • 1.2 The Objection that Quantum Cognitive Science is Mere Speculation
    • 1.3 The Objection that Cognitive Science is an Autonomous Science
    • 1.4 The Objection that Quantum Mechanics10 is Unnecessary for Predictive Success in Cognitive Science
    • 1.5 The Objection that Quantum Mechanics11 can be Interpreted Instrumentally, in which case Non-Quantum Cognitive Science can be Realistic
  2. Macroscopic Evidence for the Quantum Basis and the Quantum Nature of Consciousness
    • 2.1 A New De Broglie / Bohm Quantum Consciousness Hypothesis
    • 2.2 A Quantum Brain Hypothesis


Part Four: Quantum Mechanics12 and Consciousness, Chapter 15

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