The Emerging Physics of Consciousness

The Emerging Physics of Consciousness

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Seeks answers to these questions using the underlying assumption that consciousness can be understood using the intellectual potential of modern physics and other sciences. There are a number of theories of consciousness, some based on classical physics while others require the use of quantum concepts. The latter ones have drawn criticism from the parts of the scientific establishment while simultaneously claiming that classical approaches are doomed to failure. The contributing authors presents a spectrum of opinions from both sides of this on-going scientific debate, allowing readers to decide for themselves which of the approaches are most likely to succeed.They were generally freshman psychology students who participated for course credit. In total, 10 males and ... 2.3.3 Further Procedure First, a short a€œcalibrationa€ experiment is run consisting of an oddball task in which observer II is presented with an audio beep of 30 ms duration for every 3s (with one second random jitter) . One hundred ... The a€œSchrApdingera€ run will be started with observer I sitting in front of a computer screen in the experimentera#39;s room, observing the visual stimulus.

Title:The Emerging Physics of Consciousness
Author:Jack A. Tuszynski
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2006-09-05


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