[ExI] Question for the psych squad

Stathis Papaioannou stathisp at gmail.com
Sat Jul 1 07:31:46 UTC 2017

On Sat, 1 Jul 2017 at 5:24 pm, Stuart LaForge <avant at sollegro.com> wrote:

> For context, some of you might know that I have been researching
> consciousness with respect to Turing machines. One of things I am trying to
> figure out is whether the brain can be mathematically modelled as a Turing
> machine.
> One characteristic of Turing machines is that they are subject to the
> Halting Problem. Briefly, the HP is the mathematical proof that there is,
> in principle, no way to predict whether any given TM
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The brain is not a Turing machine, but it can be modelled by a Turing
machine if the physical Church-Turing thesis is true; that is, if there
isn't anything in physics that isn't Turing emulable.
Stathis Papaioannou
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