# Critical note on the role of the quantum mechanical "collapse" in quantum modeling of consciousness

@article{Rakovic2002CriticalNO, title={Critical note on the role of the quantum mechanical "collapse" in quantum modeling of consciousness}, author={Dejan Rakovic and Miroljub Dugic}, journal={Informatica (Slovenia)}, year={2002}, volume={26} }

We give a brief account on the existing strategies in quantum-mechanical approaching the problem of consciousness. To a list of distinguished approaches we add the next plausible notion: when treated quantum- mechanically, consciousness should be modeled as an open quantum system. This notion is tightly connected to the von Neumann's "collapse" ("wave packet reduction"). Here we strongly emphasize that the problem of the "collapse" cannot be resolved within the quantum mechanics of open quantum…

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