Quantum propensities in the brain cortex and free will

  title={Quantum propensities in the brain cortex and free will},
  author={Danko D. Georgiev},
  journal={Bio Systems},
  • Danko D. Georgiev
  • Published 6 July 2021
  • Computer Science, Biology, Physics, Medicine
  • Bio Systems
Capacity of conscious agents to perform genuine choices among future alternatives is a prerequisite for moral responsibility. Determinism that pervades classical physics, however, forbids free will, undermines the foundations of ethics, and precludes meaningful quantification of personal biases. To resolve that impasse, we utilize the characteristic indeterminism of quantum physics and derive a quantitative measure for the amount of free will manifested by the brain cortical network. The… 

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