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Science and Healing

What Counts As Legitimate Scientific Research On Prayer?

Candy Gunther Brown, Ph.D. | Posted 06.11.2012 | Religion
Candy Gunther Brown, Ph.D.

My basic response is this: Prayer effects should be subject to the same standards as other research. This means that standards should not be lower, nor should they be higher.

Can Science Prove The Healing Power Of Prayer?

Candy Gunther Brown, Ph.D. | Posted 05.02.2012 | Religion
Candy Gunther Brown, Ph.D.

If prayer affects health then patients, doctors and policymakers should all want to know. Scientific research has returned mixed results. Part of the confusion stems from how prayer is studied.