DOI: 10.14704/nq.2018.16.2.1196

How Many Light Bulbs Will it Take to Change Cognitive Neuroscience?

Donald Mender

Abstract


The relationship between economically dominant technologies and fashionable scientific paradigms, including theories of mind-brain relations, is presented in historical context. Inferences are made about the possible future impact of quantum computing upon cognitive neuroscience.

Keywords


Black Body, Cognitive Neuroscience, Episteme, Hard Problem, Hegemony, Quantum Computer

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