Chapter 23. Quantum Mechanical Theories of Consciousness

  1. Max Velmans and
  2. Susan Schneider
  1. Henry Stapp

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751466.ch24

The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness

The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness

How to Cite

Stapp, H. (2007) Quantum Mechanical Theories of Consciousness, in The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness (eds M. Velmans and S. Schneider), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470751466.ch24

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405120197

Online ISBN: 9780470751466

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Keywords:

  • quantum theory;
  • quantum mechanics;
  • interpretation;
  • copenhagen interpretation;
  • quantum dualism

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Origin of Quantum Mechanics

  • Problems of Interpretation

  • The Copenhagen Interpretation

  • Interactive Dualism

  • Comparison to Psychological Findings

  • Application in Neuroscience