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DOI: 10.14704/nq.2013.11.1.628

Quantum Information Theory Applied to Unconscious and Consciousness

François Martin, Federico Carminati, Giuliana Galli Carminati


In this paper we make some comments about notions we already introduced in previous articles. First we further study the quantum field model of consciousness and unconscious built up together with Belal Baaquie and show that it is a quantum formulation of the layered model of the Collective Unconscious established by C. G. Jung in 1925. Then we further study quantum information and quantum cloning in order to apply them to amplification of unconscious components in such a way that they reach consciousness. After that, we study consciousness and its special feature when it consists in awareness of unconscious states. This leads us to examine if Archetypes could be quantum systems. In conclusion, we list various points of view about the essence of consciousness. The fact that quantum entanglement is “controlled†from outside space-time leads to the conclusion that consciousness would be an entity which acts from outside space-time.


psychophysics; archetypes; consciousness; unconscious; quantum information

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