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First Time Demonstration of the Quantum Interference Effect during Integration of Cognition and Emotion in Children

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ABSTRACT

Quantum cognition is a scientific approach to cognitive phenomena which makes use of the mathematical formalism of quantum theory. Quantum interference effect constitutes one of this theory’s main tenets and has been repeatedly demonstrated experimentally, in the last decade, in adult subjects. In the present paper, we aim to demonstrate, for the first time, the existence of thequantum interference effect on children during an experiment involving an integration of cognition and emotion. Our positive results consolidate the presuppositions of quantum cognition, enlarging its field of application to children’s mental apparatus and evidence the important question to consider the quantum model in the current investigated question of the interaction of cognition and emotion in children at neurological and psychological levels.

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Conte, E. and Lucas, R. (2015) First Time Demonstration of the Quantum Interference Effect during Integration of Cognition and Emotion in Children. World Journal of Neuroscience, 5, 91-98. doi: 10.4236/wjns.2015.52011.

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