Tuesday, January 30, 2007

Integrating Spirituality and Neuroscience

The University of Pennsylvania has recently opened the Center for Spirituality and the Mind, which will study the neurological processes associated with religious and spiritual experiences using brain scanning and related technologies.

Scientists Bridging the Spirituality Gap

We should see if we can get them to do a study on ritual magicians. I'm curious enough about the neural processes involved in creating a magical effect that I've considered buying my own EEG machine and doing some primitive tests, but of course a functional MRI would be a whole lot better.

Technorati Digg This Stumble Stumble

No comments: