SV: Capacity of the brain

Peter da Silva peter at abbnm.com
Thu Oct 21 13:49:28 EST 1999


In article <m21zao6dzz.fsf at pcep-jamie.cern.ch>,
Jamie Lokier  <spamfilter.oct1999 at tantalophile.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> Peter da Silva writes:
> >> So far there is no known limit to the amount of information one
> >> can remember.

> > We know there's a limit (quantum physics imposes a limit on the number of
> > separate states that can be maintained in that number of particles), we just
> > don't know where it is.

> Quantum physics allows information to be stored in the entanglements
> between particles.

And written and extracted via chemical reactions? I'll file that one with
the spoon benders and faith healers for the moment.

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