Quantum Mind 2007
17th July – 20th July 2007
17th July 2007
10.15 Opening addresses
Alois Lametschwandtner, Chair Dept Org Biology
Gustav Bernroider, Günther Bernatzky
Schrödinger’s proteins:how quantum biology can explain consciousness
(Chair: Jack Tuszynski ) Audi Max
Why Quantum Mind to begin with? A Proof for the incompleteness of the physical account of Behavior
Whiteheadian quantum ontology: the emergence of participating conscious
observers from an unconscious physical quantum universe.
continued (Chair: Frank Echenhofer)
Aspects of cosmic consciousness in the non-material and non-empirical forms of physical reality.
15.45-16.30 Marshall Stoneham
Quantum ideas and biological reality: the warm quantum computer ?
17.00 – 19.00 Poster session (see poster-presentations)
19.00 Get Together Party, Mensa
Poster Presentations Main Hall
P01 Marcus Abundis
A Model of Human Consciousness (Global Cultural Evolution)
P02 Valentin Ageyev
Quantum spaces of human thinking
P04 Gerard Blommestijn
Consciously 'chosen' Quantum Design
P05 Michael Cloud, Sisir Roy & Jim Olds
Two Gedankens, One Answer; Cloudy weather on the Mind/Body Front
P06 Erik Douglas
Reassessing the Relationship between Time and Consciousness
P07 Veronique Elefant-Yanni, Maria-Pia Victoria Feser & Susanne Kaiser
The Affect is all at once cognition, motivation and behaviour
P08 Roman Fuchs & Gustav Bernroider
The sum over history interpretation of neural signals applied to orientation sensitive cortical maps.
P09 Johann Ge
Consciousness as a black hole. Perceptory cell and dissociated quantum.
P10 Catarina Geoghan
The enhanced perceptual state
P11 Sanjay Ghosh & Papia Ghosh
Reveals the core secret of mind and it’s mechanism
P12 Peter Hudoba & Zhi Gang Sha
Soul mind body medicine: a complete soul healing system using the power of soul
P13 Alex Kaivarainen
Unified Theory of Bivacuum, the Matter, Fields & Time. New Fundamental Bivacuum - Mediated Interaction and Paranormal Phenomena.
P14 Iwama Kenzo
Sequences of combinations of energy levels that describe instances of self and invoke a current instance of self
P15 Mohammadreza (Shahram) Khoshbin-e-Khoshnazar
Why I’m not an "Orch Or"ian?
P16 Sean Lee
An Operational Treatment of Mind as Physical Information: Conceptual Analogies with Quantum Mechanics
P17 Reza Maleeh, Afshin Shafiee & Mariano Bianca
How Quantum Entanglement Provides Evidence for the Existence of Phenomenal Consciousness
P18 Marty Monteiro
Model of Mind & Matter: The Second Person
P19 Gloria Nobili & Teodorani Massimo
Spreading culture on quantum entanglement and consciousness
P20 Scott Olsen
The Golden Section: Nature's Greatest Secret
P21 Mojtaba Omid
Proving the digitalizing the manner of data reserve and recreating the memory in brain and the experimental witnesses suggesting it
P22 Jean Ratte
Embryological embodiment of protopsychism and Wave Function
P23 Michael Shatnev
Life and Consciousness
P24 Josiah Shindi
Visions as special form of altered state of consciousness
P25 Malini Shukla & Jaison A. Manjaly
Metacognitive awareness: adopting new tasks for the remediation program for dyslexics
Does attention mediate the apparent continuity of Consciousness? : A change detection Perspective
P28 Yoshi Tamori & Noriyuki Tomita
Implicit activities in auditory magnetoencephalograpy (MEG)
P29 Massimo Teodorani & Gloria Nobili
Anomalaous light phenomena vs. bioelectric brain activity
P30 Ximena Velásquez, Edgar Emir Gonzalez & John Forero
Quantum brain or classic brain, a review
P31 Ram Lakhan Pandey Vimal
Proto-experiences and Subjective Experiences
P32 Serge Volovyk
Disorders of consciousness in schizophrenia: a reverse look at consciousness’ nature
P33 John Yates
New quantum approach to qualia, consciousness and the brain.
Wednesday, 18th July 2007
8.45-12.15 Plenary 2: Audi Max
Quantum Realizations – Quantum Biology
(Chair: Stuart Hameroff)
8.45-9.30 Nancy Woolf,
Neuropharmacology, neurotransmitters, and quantum level interactions.
9.30-10.15 Jack Tuszynski, Avner Priel and Horacio F. Cantiello,
Electrodynamic signaling by the dendritic cytoskeleton: towards an intracellular information processing model.
continued (Chair: Marshall Stoneham)
10.45-11.30 Luca Turin,
Why is consciousness soluble in chloroform ?
Quantum jumps and explanatory gaps.
13.00-15.05 Concurrent 1a : Blue Lecture Room (402)
(Chair: Paavo Pylkkänen)
13.00-13.25 Donald Mender,
The subject of Physics.
13.25-13.50 Koen Stroeken,
Why meaning is the harder matter: a Boh(e)mian anthropology
13.50-14.15 Thomas Schumann,
Quantum theory, the dream metaphor and meta-brain model
14.15-14.40 George Weissmann,
Towards a quantum paradigm: an integrated view of matter and mind
14.40-15.05 Richard Shoup
Causality, randomness and free will.
13.00-15.30 Concurrents 1b: Green Lecture Hall (403)
Wavefunction Collapse and Quantum Mind
(Chair: Lothar Schäfer)
13.00-13.25 Imants Baruss,
Characteristics of consciousness in collapse-type quantum mind theories
13.25-13.50 Michael Steiner, Uzi Awret, R.W. Rendell and Sisir Roy,
Fundamental biological quantum measurement processes.
13.50-14.15 Andrei Khrennikov,
Consciousness as a quantum-like representation of classical consciousness.
14.15-14.40 Peter Jedlicka,
Quantum stochasticity and neuronal computations
Consciousness as access to active information: progression, rather than collapse of the quantum subject.
15.05-15.30 Carpenter RHS, Andrew J Anderson
The death of Schrödinger’s cat
and of consciousness-based quantum
16.00-18.05 Concurrents 2a Blue Lecture Room (402)
Quantum Ontology II
(Chair: Luca Turin)
16.00-16.25 Travis Craddock and Jack A. Tuszynski
Examining the effect of physiological temperature on the dynamics of microtubules.
16.25-16.50 James Beichler
A four dimensional hologram called consciousness.
16.50-17.15 Francis Schwanauer
Overlap with the ‘different’ qua
17.15-17.40 James Nystrom,
Teleological mechanism for the simulation argument
[17.40-18.05] Shannon Foskett,
Differentials of deep consciousness: Deleuze, Bohm and virtual ontology.
16.00-18.05 Concurrents 2b Green Lecture Room (403)
(Chair: Harald Atmannspacher)
16.00-16.25 Georg Franck and Harald Atmannspacher
Intensity of awareness and duration of nowness.
16.25-16.50 Robert Boyd and Adrian Klein
Toward a new subquantum integration approach to sentient.
16.50-17.15 Anastasia Gurbunova and Samuel Levin
Time reversal effects in visual word recognition.
Dynamic geometry, Bayesian approach to Brain function and computability
The origin of non-locality in consciousness.
Reception in the City of
Thursday, 19th July
8.45-12.0 Plenary 3: Audi Max
in Neural Signaling
(Chair: Nancy Woolf)
8.45-9.30 Karl Pribram
Minding quanta and cosmology
9.30-10.15 James Olds
The neuron: no longer the atom of neural computation
Continued (Chair: Karl Pribram)
10.30-11.15 Menas Kafatos, S.Roy, KH Yang and R.Ceballos
Quantum mechanical implications for the mind-body issues
Bernroider and Johann Summhammer
The role of quantum cooperativity in neural signaling
13.00-16.30 Plenary 4: Audi Max
(Chair: James Olds)
13.00-13.45 Giuseppe Vitiello and Walter J. Freeman
Dissipative many-body dynamics of the brain
13.45-14.30 Daniel Sheehan
Experiments in retrocausation
Continued (Chair: Stuart Hameroff)
15.00-15.45 Frank Echenhofer
EEG gamma coherence changes and spiritual experiences during Ayahuasca.
Principles of quantum Buddhism.
16.30-19.00 Concurrents 3a: Blue Lecture Room (402)
Fields, waves and synchrony
(Chair: Giuseppe Vitiello, Menas Kafatos)
16.30-16.55 Michael Lipkind
Memory and time:spatial-temporal organization of episodic memory analyzed from a molecular level perspective.
16.55-17.20 Russel Hebert, Rachel Goodman, Fred Travis and Alarik Arenander
A steady state EEG phase synchrony model of consciousness: insights
from transcendent meditation practice.
17.20-17.45 Patrick Heelan
role of consciousness as universal (classical) and contextual (quantum)
17.45-18.10 Alberto Faro and Daniela Giordano
Mind backward paths: from axons to dendrites passing through quantum memories
Modeling consciousness in complex spacetime using methodology of quantum
and classical physics.
18.35-19.00 Alexey Alyushin
Moire’ wave patterns as the brains own language.
16.30-19.00 Concurrents 3b: Green Lecture Room (403)
(Chair: Paola Zizzi, Stephen Whitmarsh)
16.30-16.55 James Hurtak and Desiree Hurtak
coherence and quantum entanglement
16.55-17.20 Massimo Pregnolato and Paola Zizzi
Human biocatalysis and human entanglement: how to fill the gap between quantum and social sciences.
17.20-17.45 Reinhard Blutner
Combining prototypes: quantal macrostates and entanglement
17.45-18.10 Huping Hu and Maoxin Wu
Experimental approach to quantum brain: evidence of nonlocal neural,
chemical, thermal and gravitational effects.
18.10-18.35 Rita Pizzi, D. Rosetti, G.Cino and AL Vescovi
Neurons react to ultraweak electromagnetic fields
[18.35-19.00] Arkady Plotnitsky
The minds image of the world, the classical physics of motion and the
quantum physics of the brain
(bus departs from Hotel Castellani and from the Congress building)
Friday, 20th July
8.45-12.00 Plenary 5: Audi Max
(Chair: Imants Baruss)
8.45-9.30 Stephen Whitmarsh and Dick Bierman
Schrödinger’s cat: empirical research into the radical subjective solution
of the measurement problem.
9.30-10.15 Paola Zizzi
The truth-observable: a link between logic and the unconscious
continued (Chair: Avshalom Elitzur)
Tollaksen, Yakir Aharonov and Sandu Popescu
A new model of time and consciousness: each moment of time is a new
11.30-12.15 Richard Healey
Do quantum phenomena provide objective evidence for consciousness ?
13.00-15.30 Concurrents 4a: Blue Lecture Room (402)
Whitehead, process philosophy and the quantum brain
(Chair: Henry Stapp, Gernot Falkner)
13.00-13.25 Spyridon Koutroufinis
Process philosophy and mental quantum events.
13.25-13.50 Franz Riffert
Whitehead’s tri-modal theory of perception in the light of empirical research
13.50-14.15 Gernot Falkner, Kristjan Plaetzer and Renate Falkner
Does microbial information processing by interconnected adaptive events
reflect a premental cognitive capacity?
14.15-14.40 Peter Ells
Existence and consciousness
14.40-15.05 Jaison A Manjaly
Why panpsychism falls into dualistic metaphysical framework.
15.05-15.30 Wolfgang Baer
Identifying the interaction between the quantum and classical world as the blue
print for conscious activity in cognitive vision systems.
Cosmology and Consciousness I
(Chair: Maurice Goodman, Mary Fries)
13.00-13.25 R.W. Boyer
The big condensation – not the big bang.
13.25-13.50 Uzi Awret
What could possibly count as a physical explanation of consciousness?
The view from the inside and the Bekenstein bound.
Spinoza, Leibniz and quantum cosmology
14.15-14.40 Bernd Binder
A general quantum-gravitational scaling strategy connecting different dimensional fluxes
15.45-19.00 Concurrents 5a:
Computations and quantum-models
(Chair: Ken Mogi, Helmut Mayer)
15.45-16.10 James Beran
Disambiguation in conscious cavities
16.10-16.35 Maurits Van den Noort, Peggy Bosch and Kenneth Hugdahl
Quantum information theory and the human brain: the special role
for human unconscious information processing.
16.35-17.0 David Scharf
Neural correlates and advanced physics
17.00-17.25 Dagene Song
Can a computer have a mind? non-computability of consciousness
Neuro-quantum associative memory for letter-strings and faces
Integral aspects of the action principle in biology and psychology: the
ultimate physical roots of consciousness beyond the quantum level.
18.15-18.40 Alfredo Pereira Jr and Roberson S.Polli
Entropy reversal and quantum-like coherence in the brain.
Chu Kiong and Mitja
Cortical based model of object recognition: quantum Hebbian processing
with neurally shaped Gabor wavelets.
15.00-16.15 Concurrent 5b Green Lecture Room (403)
Cosmology and Consciousness II
(Chair: Gustav Bernroider, Stuart Hameroff)
15.00-15.25 Mary Fries
Overcoming discontinuity and dualism in modern cosmology
15.25-15.50 Imre Andras Török and Vincze Gabor
Gravity minds ? Parallels between the basic characters of consciousness
15.50-16.15 Maurice Goodman
Quantum mechanics, cosmology, biology and the seat of consciousness.
Closure – Fairwell