Quantum cognition

Consciousness is simply food rearranged

The claim that consciousness is simply food rearranged can be placed into a historical perspective that crosses more than 70 years. Historical perspective: (1944) What Is Life? Excerpt: Indeed, in the case of higher animals we know the kind of orderliness they feed upon well enough, viz. the extremely well-ordered state of matter in more or less complicated organic compounds, which serve them as foodstuffs. After utilizing it they return it in a very much degraded form -not entirely degraded,…

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Natural selection: an anti-entropic force?

The second law of thermodynamics is the first law of psychology: evolutionary developmental psychology and the theory of tandem, coordinated inheritances: comment on Lickliter and Honeycutt (2003). This link opens the pdf Excerpt 1) Over the individual life span, what causes organisms to start out as single cells and then anti-entropically climb to dizzyingly greater heights of order (in the case of humans, to cell populations in the trillions built into intricate intercellular structures such as the eye, vasculature, and…

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