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Decade of the Brain

Obama's Brain Activity Map: Good News For The Psychology of Religion

Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D. | Posted 05.07.2013 | Religion
Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D.

In his State of the Union Address, President Obama signaled his interest in launching a renewed collective effort to explore the nature of the human brain. The more we learn about how the brain functions as a whole, the more we will learn about the psychological dimensions of religion.

Can Science Figure Out Consciousness?

Allen Frances | Posted 04.20.2013 | Science
Allen Frances

President Obama will soon declare a second "decade of the brain." The project is a good idea, but don't hold your breath that it will lead to any quick clinical breakthroughs or deep insights into human consciousness.