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The Cognition Crisis: The Perils and Promise of Technology and the Brain

October 16, 2018


Adam Gazzaley, MD, PhD

Professor in Neurology, Physiology, and Psychiatry, Founder and Executive Director of Neuroscape, University of California San Francisco; Co-Founder and Chief Science Advisor of Akili Interactive; Co-Founder and Chief Scientist of JAZZ Venture Partners


The statistical character of the present theory would then have to be a necessary consequence of the incompleteness of the description of the systems in quantum mechanics, and there would no longer exist any ground for the supposition that a future basis of physics must be based upon statistics. - - -

It is my opinion that the contemporary quantum theory by means of certain definitely laid down basic concepts, which on the whole have been taken over from classical mechanics, constitutes an optimum formulation of the connections.