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Reeh-Schlieder, space-time foam, and the implications for neuroscience

McCabe, Gordon (2020) Reeh-Schlieder, space-time foam, and the implications for neuroscience. [Preprint]

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The purpose of this paper is to explore the relationship between relativistic quantum field theory, the concept of space-time foam, cosmological models which support the existence of Boltzmann brains, and the neuroscientific understanding of brain-states as critical-point phenomena.


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Item Type: Preprint
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McCabe, Gordon
Keywords: Reeh-Schlieder; space-time foam; Boltzmann brains; neurons; neural networks; dreams; criticality
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Condensed Matter
Specific Sciences > Physics > Cosmology
Specific Sciences > Neuroscience
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Gravity
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Field Theory
Specific Sciences > Physics > Relativity Theory
Depositing User: Gordon McCabe
Date Deposited: 15 Sep 2020 14:26
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2020 14:26
Item ID: 18069
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Condensed Matter
Specific Sciences > Physics > Cosmology
Specific Sciences > Neuroscience
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Gravity
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Field Theory
Specific Sciences > Physics > Relativity Theory
Date: 7 September 2020
URI: https://philsci-archive-dev.library.pitt.edu/id/eprint/18069

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