Monday, June 11, 2018

Yale study finds where the spiritual lives in our brains

From New Haven-

Whether it’s a connection to God, to the wonder of nature or even a strong loyalty to a college football team, people at some point feel a sense of connection to something beyond themselves, a feeling often called spirituality.
Now a study involving researchers from Yale University and the Spirituality Mind Body Institute at Columbia University Teachers College, developed “to test individuals’ spiritual experiences,” has found the locations in the brain where that feeling resides, which could assist those treating addiction or depression, according to Dr. Marc Potenza, a professor of psychiatry and neuroscience at the Yale School of Medicine and the Yale Child Study Center.
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