DOI: 10.14704/nq.2006.4.2.91

Is Quantum Physics Necessary to Understanding Consciousness?

Sultan Tarlacı

Abstract


Over the past ten years, discussions of the roles that quantum mechanics might or might not play in the theory of consciousness have become increasingly sharp. One side of this debate stand conventional neuroscientists who assert that brain science must look to the neuron for understanding, and on the other side are certain physicists, suggesting that the rules of quantum theory might influence the dynamics of mind.

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quantum mechanics, mind, brain, consciousness, analogies, neuroscience

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