DOI: 10.14704/nq.2013.11.2.623

A Heuristic View of the Neurobiological Correlates of Classical and Quantum Neural Computing from the Perspective of Autism

Antonio Cassella


The odd performance of autistic individuals in neuropsychological tests and anomalies in their discourse suggest that when nonautistic individuals face a problem, their minds enter quantum coherence: The legitimacy of involved prototypical schemata—guarded by classical neural computing, sequence, or the first attention—is suspended by quantum neural computing, simultaneity, or the second attention; and the consequences of conflicting variants of the schemata on hold are simulated in cerebellar microcomplexes. Within quantum decoherence: The second attention discerns a promising variant (learning); and the first attention will validate the new schema and shield it (memory) against illegitimate change if unfit mistakes are eradicated or amusing mistakes are introduced. In this article, psychological aspects of the quantum jump from coherence to decoherence (which autistics cannot follow), damage observed in autopsied brains of autistic subjects, and tertiary research on the cerebellum lead to heuristics on the neurobiological correlates of classical and quantum neural computing.

NeuroQuantology | June 2013 | Volume 11 | Issue 2 | Page 314-331


heuristic view; neurobiological correlates; quantum neural computing; autism

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