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  1. It is generally accepted that the brain is a classic, albeit self-changing, computer. Neural network. With the same input data, we get the same answer. All potentials in neurons have macroscopic values – this is the main argument of the proponents.

    However, there are opinions that quantum mechanical effects are involved in the work of the brain. One of the most famous supporters is Sir Roger Penrose. In the book “The King's New Mind”, he described this in an accessible way with convincing arguments in my opinion. There is a theorem of the famous mathematician John Conway (Free will theorem) regarding this topic. And the obvious differences between living and inanimate nature seem to hint that something is wrong.

    In general, there is no answer to this question yet. No one really knows how consciousness works.

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