Once we had evolved the necessary brain architecture, we could “do” religion, brain scans indicate. The research shows that, to interpret a god’s intentions and feelings, we rely mainly on the same recently evolved brain regions that divine the feelings and intentions of other people. “We’re interested to find where in the brain belief systems […]
This author has yet to write their bio.Meanwhile lets just say that we are proud admin contributed a whooping 163 entries.
Entries by admin
Brain scans of participants thinking about God show activation in the same part of the brain where people empathize with others. One such brain region, called the precuneus (the upper green dot), is also associated with imagination, balancing complex tasks and self-consciousness. The human brain, it appears, responds to God as if he were just […]
Decision Neuroscience Laboratory
Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
405 North Mathews Avenue
Urbana, IL 61801
The Decision Neuroscience Laboratory provides ample opportunity for the development of innovative, focused research and a broad collaborative cognitive neuroscience experience through affiliations with the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, Carle Foundation Hospital, Department of Bioengineering, Department of Psychology, and the Neuroscience Program.