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DOI: 10.14704/nq.2014.12.1.735

A Vast Yet Limited Gift; Werner Loewenstein’s New Book, Physics in Mind: A Quantum View of the Brain

Donald Mender

Abstract


Werner Loewenstein's 2013 book, Physics in Mind: A Quantum View of the Brain (New York, Basic Books, 325 pp.), is a welcome and much needed addition to the existing literature on quantum neurodynamics. Professor Loewenstein's qualifications as a principle pioneering researcher into the nature of intercellular communication and as emeritus director of Columbia University's Cell Physics Laboratory lend previously lacking mainstream gravitas to considerations of quantum perspectives on brain function.

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quantum brain; Loewenstein

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