It is tempting to try to explain mind through quantum mechanisms – very tiny effects in the molecules of the brain – because matter and energy, below a certain size, seem to have some similar characteristics.
Quantum particles/waves have an infinite number of possibilities at the same time, an ability to instantly influence something else very far away, and the ability for a particle to be in two places at once, such as on both sides of wall.
Read the full article here: Could Quantum Brain Effects Explain Consciousness? – LiveScience.com
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