A Quantum Theory of the Mind-Brain Interface

  • Henry P. Stapp
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Advances in science often unify conceptually things previously thought to be unconnected. Thus Newtonian mechanics unified our understanding of stellar and terrestial motions, and Maxwell’s theory unified our understanding of electromagnetic phenomena and light. Einstein’s special theory of relativity unified our concepts of space and time, and his general theory unified our conceptions of spacetime and gravity. My thesis here is that the integration of consciousness into science requires considering together two outstanding fundamental problems in contemporary science, namely the problem of the connection between mind and brain, and the problem of measurement in quantum theory.


Quantum Theory Actual Event Classical Physic Brain Process Essential Unity 
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  • Henry P. Stapp
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  1. 1.Lawrence Berkeley LaboratoryBerkeleyUSA

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