View physics Sounds The quantum mind or quantum consciousness group of hypotheses propose that classical mechanics cannot explain posits that quantum mechanical phenomena, such as quantum entanglement and superposition, may play an important part in the brain' s function and could contribute to form the basis of an explanation of consciousness. Hypotheses have been proposed about ways for quantum. Physics ( from Ancient Greek: φυσική ( ἐπιστήμη), translit. physikḗ ( epistḗmē), lit. ' knowledge of nature', from φύσις phýsis " nature" ) is the natural science that studies matter and its motion and behavior through space and time and that studies the related entities of energy and force.