Category Archives: Religious Experience

REA Diversity and Neuroscience Conference Videos on Vimeo

Additional Conference sessions will be available online on a special Vimeo channel dedicated to the 2011 Conference The Diversity and Neuroscience Session featured Bud Horrell, David Hogue, Rodger Nishioka, Claire Smith, and Kathy Winings. REA2011 Diversity and Neuroscience from REA-APPRRE … Continue reading

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Dean Blevins Power Point Presentation

Dean Blevins gave his conference address Friday Nov 4th. Attached is a copy of his conference address. Brain Matters Creativity Dr. Blevins address will be available through the association journal Religious Education

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David Hogue Power Point Presentation

David Hogue addressed the conference November 4th. Attached is a copy of the his Power Point in PDF format (thanks to Dr. Hogue for sharing this information). REA – Brain Matters, Practicing Religion, Forming the Faithful         … Continue reading

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Faith and The Brain: Newberg Interview

PBS Religion and Ethics Weekly story on Faith and the Brain: Scientists have long found an association between relaxation and health. Now there is growing evidence that spiritual practices have a beneficial and measurable effect on the brain. In his … Continue reading

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The Future of Neurotheology

Andrew Newberg offers a guest editorial on Science and Religion Today on the future of Neurotheology

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Muslim Voices explores The Neuroscience of Prayer

Muslim Voices explores the Neuroscience of Prayer. The website notes many scientists do not feel there enough information to come to any conclusions about the spiritual nature of prayer, but what they have observed thus far is clear: The brain … Continue reading

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Brains R Us added to Conference Resource Page

Brains R Us describes a series of meetings/videos compiled on The Science Network (sponsored by UC San Diego, Vanderbilt University, The Salk Institute among others) which provides several presentations within the last ten years on brain and learning. TSN offers … Continue reading

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NEUROSCIENCE AND THE CHANGING MEDIA STEREOTYPES OF MUSLIMS

David Tutt, in the blog Intersections, reports: Popular film and television has relied on stereotypical portrayals of Muslims and Arabs since its existence. There is, however, a quiet revolution afoot inside television and film, and the predictable box of the … Continue reading

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Is Belief in a Vengeful God More Likely to Promote Moral Behavior Than Belief in a Loving God Is?

Science and Religion Today asks Is Belief in a Vengeful God More Likely to Promote Moral Behavior Than Belief in a Loving God Is? People’s moral behavior is affected by all sorts of things—  and religious beliefs may make the … Continue reading

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Fingerprints of God review

Those interested in our annual meeting plenary speaker Barbara Bradley Hagerty, may want to read the following online review of her work Fingerprints of God by Dr. Taede A. Smedes, a philosopher of religion and a research fellow at the … Continue reading

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