Essay | Published:

Quantum mechanics in the brain

Nature volume 440, page 611 (30 March 2006) | Download Citation

Subjects

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?

Access optionsAccess options

Rent or Buy article

Get time limited or full article access on ReadCube.

from$8.99

All prices are NET prices.

Author information

Affiliations

  1. Christof Koch is in the Division of Biology and the Division of Engineering and Applied Science, 216-76, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California 91125, USA.

    • Christof Koch
  2. Klaus Hepp and Christof Koch are at the Institute of Neuroinformatics, the University of Zürich and ETH, Zürich, Switzerland.

    • Christof Koch
    •  & Klaus Hepp

Authors

  1. Search for Christof Koch in:

  2. Search for Klaus Hepp in:

About this article

Publication history

Published

DOI

https://doi.org/10.1038/440611a

Comments

By submitting a comment you agree to abide by our Terms and Community Guidelines. If you find something abusive or that does not comply with our terms or guidelines please flag it as inappropriate.

Newsletter Get the most important science stories of the day, free in your inbox. Sign up for Nature Briefing