In 1939, Fritz London and Edmond Bauer argued for the latter boundary (consciousness). In the 1960s, Eugene Wigner reformulated the "Schrödinger's cat" thought experiment as "Wigner's friend" and proposed that the consciousness of an observer is the demarcation line that precipitates collapse of the wave function, independent of any realist interpretation.
The Place of Consciousness in Modern Physics Eugene P. Wigner Chapter 655 Accesses 4 Citations Part of the The Collected Works of Eugene Paul Wigner book series (volume B / 6) Abstract The author (Ph. D.) is a Nobel prize winner and one of the leading physicists of our times.
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17 de ago. de 2020 · In turn, that conclusion would suggest that Wigner was right that consciousness causes collapse. “I don’t think I will live to see an experiment like this,” Wiseman says.
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29 de abr. de 2020 · Physicist Eugene Wigner coined the phrase in the 1960s to encapsulate the curious fact that merely by manipulating numbers we can describe and predict all manner of natural phenomena with...
1 de ene. de 2020 · Quantum Mechanics and Consciousness Authors: Valia Allori Northern Illinois University Abstract Quantum mechanics is a groundbreaking theory: not only it is extraordinarily empirically adequate...
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