Quantum probability and comparative cognition

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 36 (3):287-287 (2013)
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Abstract

Evolution would favor organisms that can make recurrent decisions in accordance with classical probability (CP) theory, because such choices would be optimal in the long run. This is illustrated by the base-rate fallacy and probability matching, where nonhumans choose optimally but humans do not. Quantum probability (QP) theory may be able to account for these species differences in terms of orthogonal versus nonorthogonal representations

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The comparative psychology of intelligence.Euan M. Macphail - 1987 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 10 (4):645.

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