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-15 Post author: Mitchell_Porter 15 October 2009 09:37AM

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Comment author: Mitchell_Porter 27 October 2009 05:02:29AM 1 point [-]

The major prediction is that mesoscopic quantum effects are functionally relevant in conscious cognition. Beyond that, there's also the prediction that the neural correlate of consciousness is one large quantum-entangled subsystem of the brain. But the crucial threshold, yet to be crossed, is simply for there to be such a thing as "quantum-computational neuroscience". If no-one ever sees an empirical need for that, then theories like this will go nowhere.