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Chance, Choice, and Consciousness: A Causal Quantum Theory of the Mind/Brain

Henry P. Stapp

Chance, Choice, and Consciousness A Causal Quantum Theory of the Mind/Brain*

Henry P. Stapp

Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory

University of California

Berkeley, California 94720

Abstract

An analysis of the measurement problem of quantum theory points to the need to introduce consciousness, per se, into physics. Conversely, an analysis of the mind-brain problem of cogsci/neuroscience/psychology and philosophy-of-mind points to the need to introduce quantum theory into our treatment of the human mind/brain: an adequate theory of the mind/brain should make a person’s conscious thoughts, per se, efficacious, and, in particular, allow his descriptions of the ...

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