SASTPC Stuart Hameroff Free Public Talk

Posted: October 12, 2015 in JC Home

Time in Cosmology

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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