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Consciousness and Quantum Measurement

Broka, Chris (2016) Consciousness and Quantum Measurement. [Preprint]

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A variant of the von Neumann-Wigner Interpretation is proposed. It does not make use of the familiar language of wave functions
and observers. Instead it pictures the state of the physical world as a vector in a Fock space and, therefore not, literally, a
function of any spacetime coordinates. And, rather than segregating consciousness into individual points of view (each carrying
with it a sense of its proper time), this model proposes only unitary states of consciousness, Q(t), where t represents a fiducial
time with respect to which both the state of the physical world and the state of consciousness evolve. This would seem to impose
a preferred Lorentz frame on the world. But it will be argued that no physical violations of relativity are engendered thereby.

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Item Type: Preprint
Keywords: quantum mechanics interpretation fock space consciousness
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
Depositing User: dr. chris broka
Date Deposited: 08 Jul 2016 14:27
Last Modified: 08 Jul 2016 14:27
Item ID: 12272
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
Date: 30 June 2016

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