## 323 Citations

Experimental Evidence for Quantum Structure in Cognition

- Computer ScienceQI
- 2009

A theorem is proved that shows that a collection of experimental data of membership weights of items with respect to a pair of concepts and its conjunction cannot be modeled within a classical measure theoretic weight structure, and suggests that the quantum formalism and hence the modeling by quantum membership weights, as for example in [17] , can accomplish what classical membership weights cannot do.

Quantum Structure in Cognition: Why and How Concepts Are Entangled

- PhilosophyQI
- 2011

It is shown that the intrinsic and unavoidable character of entanglement can be explained in terms of the weights of the exemplars of the combined concept with respect to the weightsof the exemplar of the component concepts.

Quantum Interference in Cognition: Structural Aspects of the Brain

- PhilosophyArXiv
- 2012

A quantum model in complex Hilbert space is provided that shows how 'interference of concepts' explains the effects of underextension and overextension when two concepts combine to the disjunction of these two concepts.

Concepts and Their Dynamics: A Quantum-Theoretic Modeling of Human Thought

- PhysicsTop. Cogn. Sci.
- 2013

The relevance of complex numbers, the appearance of entanglement, and the role of Fock space in explaining contextual emergence, all as unique features of the quantum modeling are explicitly revealed in this article by analyzing human concepts and their dynamics.

A Planck Radiation and Quantization Scheme for Human Cognition and Language

- PhysicsFrontiers in Psychology
- 2022

It is shown that the lack of independence of the Bose-Einstein statistics compared to the Maxwell-Boltzmann statistics can be explained by the presence of a ‘meaning dynamics’, which causes words to be attracted to the same words.

A Potentiality and Conceptuality Interpretation of Quantum Physics

- Philosophy, PhysicsPhilosophica
- 2010

We elaborate on a new interpretation of quantum mechanics which we introduced recently. The main hypothesis of this new interpretation is that quantum particles are entities interacting with matter…

Descriptive and Foundational Aspects of Quantum Cognition

- Philosophy
- 2014

This article argues that the present account of quantum cognition - taking quantum probabilities rather than classical probabilities - can give a more systematic description of these puzzles than the alternate and rather eclectic treatments in the traditional framework of bounded rationality, and shows that quantum probabilities are of (virtual) conceptual necessity if grounded in an abstract algebraic framework of orthomodular lattices.

Context and Interference Effects in the Combinations of Natural Concepts

- Computer ScienceCONTEXT
- 2017

This framework provides a unified solution to the ‘conceptual combinations problem’ of cognitive psychology, explaining the observed deviations from classical structures in terms of genuine quantum effects.

Quantum Structure in Cognition, Origins, Developments, Successes and Expectations

- PhysicsArXiv
- 2015

The authors formulate a unified explanatory hypothesis for the presence of quantum structures in cognitive processes, and discuss their recent discovery of further quantum aspects in concept combinations, namely, ‘entanglement’ and ‘indistinguishability’.

Time and Consciousness in a Quantum World

- Philosophy
- 2017

We address the relation between two apparently distinct problems: The quest for a deeper understanding of the nature of consciousness and the search for time and space as emergent structures in the…

## References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 108 REFERENCES

Experimental Evidence for Quantum Structure in Cognition

- Computer ScienceQI
- 2009

A theorem is proved that shows that a collection of experimental data of membership weights of items with respect to a pair of concepts and its conjunction cannot be modeled within a classical measure theoretic weight structure, and suggests that the quantum formalism and hence the modeling by quantum membership weights, as for example in [17] , can accomplish what classical membership weights cannot do.

Quantum Interference and Superposition in Cognition: Development of a Theory for the Disjunction of Concepts

- Physics
- 2007

We elaborate a theory for the modeling of concepts using the mathematical structure of quantum mechanics. Concepts are represented by vectors in the complex Hilbert space of quantum mechanics and…

Contextualizing concepts using a mathematical generalization of the quantum formalism

- PhysicsJ. Exp. Theor. Artif. Intell.
- 2002

We outline the rationale and preliminary results of using the state context property (SCOP) formalism, originally developed as a generalization of quantum mechanics, to describe the contextual manner…

General Quantum Modeling of Combining Concepts: A Quantum Field Model in Fock Space

- Physics
- 2007

We extend a quantum model in Hilbert space developed in Aerts (2007a) into a quantum eld theoric model in Fock space for the modeling of the combination of concepts. Items and concepts are…

Classical Logical Versus Quantum Conceptual Thought: Examples in Economics, Decision Theory and Concept Theory

- PhilosophyQI
- 2009

This paper considers examples of three specific domains of research where the effects of the presence of quantum conceptual thought and its deviations from classical logical thought have been noticed and studied and which provide experimental evidence for the hypothesis of two superposed layers within human thought.

Entangled Associative Structures and Context

- PsychologyAAAI Spring Symposium: Quantum Interaction
- 2007

Results of a 30-year effort to map and understand how preexisting word knowledge affects memory for a recently experienced word are described and support the incorporation of the quantum formalism in attempts to understand how prior knowledge interacts with recent experience and context.

Toward an Ecological Theory of Concepts

- Philosophy
- 2008

The rationale for applying generalizations of formalisms originally developed for use in quantum mechanics to the modeling of concepts is outlined, showing how it is because of the role of context that deep structural similarities exist between the two.

QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter

- Physics
- 1985

Famous the world over for the creative brilliance of his insights into the physical world, Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman also possessed an extraordinary talent for explaining…

A model of quantum-like decision-making with applications to psychology and cognitive science

- Psychology
- 2007

We consider the following model of decision-making by cognitive systems. We present an algorithm -- quantum-like representation algorithm (QLRA) -- which provides a possibility to represent…