Original story reprinted with permission from Quanta magazine, an editorially independent division of SimonsFoundation.org, whose mission is to enhance public understanding of science by covering research
The controversial science of neurotheology aims to find the answer to an age-old question: why do we believe? When neuroscientist Andrew Newberg scanned the brain of “Kevin”, a staunch atheist, while was
Our public media colleagues over at KPCC, Southern California Public Radio, have a fascinating two-part report on the efforts of schools in the Los Angeles area to address the effects of "toxic stress"
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