“We were astonished to find that this brain circuit for spirituality is centered in one of the most evolutionarily preserved structures in the brain.”Michael Ferguson, PhD
Brain Circuit for Spirituality Identified
Summary: A new study has identified a specific brain circuit centered in the periaqueductal gray that is linked to spiritual acceptance and religiosity.
Source: Brigham and Women’s Hospital
“I’m interested in the degree to which our understanding of brain circuits could help craft scientifically grounded, clinically-translatable questions about how healing and spirituality can co-inform each other.” Michael Ferguson, PhD
Science & Tech Connection
July 12, 2022
By: Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
The study is the most rigorous and comprehensive analysis to date of scientific literature on health and spirituality. Overlooking spirituality in health care leaves patients feeling disconnected ...
By: Mind Fuel Daily
The Higgs-Boson is a subatomic building block that gives mass to everything in the Universe. The confirmation of its existence in 2012 at the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland validated the Standard Model of Physics. But what does the discovery of the Higgs-Boson mean to humanity on a spiritual level?