Quantum mechanics in the brain

@article{Koch2006QuantumMI,
  title={Quantum mechanics in the brain},
  author={Christof Koch and Klaus Hepp},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2006},
  volume={440},
  pages={611-611}
}
  • C. Koch, K. Hepp
  • Published 30 March 2006
  • Biology, Physics, Psychology
  • Nature
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