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What The Brains Of Praying Nuns Have In Common With Psychedelic Drug Users

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 05.28.2015 | Religion

It's common to hear users of psychedelic drugs describe trips on mushrooms or LSD as a "spiritual experience," and the comparison is nothing to scoff ...

The Problems, Potential And Power Of Religious Belief

Rabbi Geoffrey A. Mitelman | Posted 08.10.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Geoffrey A. Mitelman

Religious beliefs themselves are neither good nor bad -- it's how those beliefs manifest themselves in our actions that is most critical.

Flex Your Moral Muscle: God Can Change Your Brain

Therese Borchard | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Therese Borchard

Significant events in your life, including significant choices you make about how you behave, create new information pathways and patterns within your brain.

Meditation on the Brain: a Conversation with Andrew Newberg

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

Specific practices that have traditionally been associated with spiritual contexts may also be very useful from a mainstream, secular, health point of view. Scientists are researching meditation.