Quantum physicists seem to share a fascination for consciousness as part of the territory, perhaps because they teeter on the brink of the inexplicable surrounded by mind-bending concepts that challenge the fabric of everything learned so far. They have dimensions to consider and infinities to renormalise. Other sciences don't have the same kind of challenges requiring constraints, they don't need Constants to keep things in order. Quantum is a different playing field, and quite understandably, everyone wants to play.
Mathematics limits the mind, taking colour and infinity from the scope of vision. Everything you touch as a quantum physicist has a resonance common to everything - and everyone. Being blinded by science isn't a great thing, when you're meant to be in the process of sharing information. Why not let yourself, out of the box, and Trust the cat will come to you?