The Consciousness Chronicles is a series of in-depth conversations with the world’s leading thinkers and researchers in the field of consciousness.
Is Your Brain Really a Computer? Or is it a Quantum Orchestra?
Tucson, Arizona, October 12, 2015 – Since the early 1990’s Stuart Hameroff, MD., anesthesiologist, Emeritus Professor in the Departments of Anesthesiology and Psychology, and the Director of the Center for Consciousness Studies, together with the famed physicist Sir Roger Penrose have combined two intriguing ideas that have far reaching consequences in decoding and deciphering our understanding of the brain and consciousness. These ideas are centered on Quantum Mechanics and Neurophysiology establishing a ‘quantum theory of consciousness called “Orch OR” (orchestrated objective reduction) that links microtubule quantum processes to fluctuations in the structure of the universe.’ Recent studies suggests that consciousness may indeed be a Quantum Mechanical phenomenon. Dr. Hameroff will be presenting his fascinating research, which appeared in the Huffington Post, ‘Is Your Brain Really a Computer? Or is it a Quantum Orchestra?’…
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Ever wonder about quantum mechanics and spooky interaction at a distance? Can changing a particle in Tucson affect an entangled one on Mars?
The Scientific Association for the Study of Time in Physics and Cosmology (SASTPC) in association with the University of Arizona Philosophy Department cordially invite you to attend our inaugural Time in Cosmology Speaker Series: “How spooky is quantum non-locality?” presented by Director of Graduate Studies, Philosophy Professor Richard Healey.
Date: May 4, 2015
Location: University of Arizona, Social Sciences Building, Room 311
Please visit our event page on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/events/1814192118805040