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Mind, Logic and Mental Diseases

Paola Zizzi, Massimo Pregnolato


We give a short review of the most recent work done on the logical structure of the mind and on the peculiar logical aspects of some mental diseases like schizophrenia and major depression. Then, we illustrate the computational aspects and the physical interpretation of such logical structures. In this context, we also consider a quite important feature of the mind, namely its non-Turing-computable side. The latter is responsible for the fundamental difference between a human mind and a computer, classical or quantum whatsoever.

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ISSN: 2153-8212