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Quantum mechanics in the brain

Koch, Christof and Hepp, Klaus (2006) Quantum mechanics in the brain. Nature, 440 (7084). p. 611. ISSN 0028-0836. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20130816-103208916

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Does the enormous computing power of neurons mean consciousness can be explained within a purely neurobiological framework, or is there scope for quantum computation in the brain?


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Alternate Title:The relation between quantum mechanics and higher brain functions: Lessons from quantum computation and neurobiology
Additional Information:Submitted paper is research paper sent to Swartz Foundation, a funder: Christof Koch and Klaus Hepp. The relation between quantum mechanics and higher brain functions: Lessons from quantum computation and neurobiology. Nature 440, 611 (30 March 2006); Published online 29 March 2006. The published article's title is "Quantum mechanics in the brain". The writing of this manuscript was supported by the NSF, the NIMH, and by the Moore Foundation. We thank Jürg Fröhlich and Tony Leggett for their thoughtful comments on the manuscript.
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