Paavo Pylkkänen has published an article in Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology entitled “The role of Eastern approaches in David Bohm’s scientific-philosophical odysseia“. Briefly, the article discusses Eastern philosophy’s role in the metaphysical views of famed quantum physicist David Bohm.
Paavo Pylkkänen has published a chapter entitled “Quantum Theory, Active Information and the Mind-Matter Problem” in the World Scientific 2015 anthology Contextuality from Quantum Physics to Psychology. Briefly, the chapter investigates the implications of the suggestion (due to Bohm and Hiley) that a certain type of active information plays a key objective role in quantum […]
Paavo Pylkkänen has recently published an article in the journal Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology entitled “The Quantum Epoché.” Briefly, the article argues for the need for phenomenological description in quantum theory.
Paavo Pylkkänen has published a chapter entitled “Fundamental Physics and the Mind – Is There a Connection?” in the 2015 Springer conference proceedings Quantum Interaction. The chapter investigates the applicability of Bohmian quantum physics to the study of human cognition, the historical interfacing between physics and cognition more generally, and the value of related research […]
Paavo Pylkkänen has published a chapter entitled “Weak vs. Strong Quantum Cognition” in the 2014 Springer conference proceedings Advances in Cognitive Neurodynamics (IV). The chapter explores the differences between what Paavo terms weak and strong accounts of how quantum probability can help explain aspects of human cognition.