No “God spot”: spirituality a complex phenomenon, researchers say

Today ScienceDaily has an article up called “Distinct ‘God spot’ in the brain does not exist, study shows“: “We have found a neuropsychological basis for spirituality, but it’s not isolated to one specific area of the brain,” said Brick Johnstone, professor of health psychology in the School of Health Professions. “Spirituality is a much more dynamic […]

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

Religious experience: so what if it’s all in your head?

This week’s episode of Unbelieveable? was nowhere near as incendiary as the interview released from last weekend — I’m glad Chris handled that one and not me! It was, however, a rather interesting contribution to the show’s “Mind, Body, and Soul Month.” (N.B. I have inserted the Oxford comma in that title where Brierley has […]

Monday, January 23rd, 2012