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Title The spiritual brain [DVD] : science and religious experience / Andrew Newberg.

Publication Info. Chantilly, VA : Teaching Company, [2012]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Great Courses  200.19 NEW    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Great Courses  200.19 NEW    AVAILABLE
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Description 4 videodiscs : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (180 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Series Great courses, science & mathematics, psychology.
System Details DVD.
Note 24 lectures (30 min. each) on four discs, with accompanying guidebook.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Contents disc 1. A new perspective on ancient questions -- Why do we have a spiritual brain? -- Brain function and religion -- How does science study religion? -- Believers and atheists -- Spiritual development -- disc 2. The myth-making brain -- The brain and religious rituals -- The biology of spiritual practices -- Religion and health -- Religion and mental health -- Religion and brain dysfunction -- disc 3. Transmitters to God -- Stimulated states and religious experiences -- Near-death experiences and the brain -- The believing brain -- The brain's influence on religious ideas -- Revelation, salvation, and the brain -- disc 4. The brain's influence on religious behavior -- How the brain changes God -- How God changes the brain -- Why God won't go away -- The mystical mind -- Reality and beyond.
Performer Taught by Dr. Andrew Newberg, Director of Research at the Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital..
Subject Psychology, Religious -- Videodiscs.
Theological anthropology -- Videodiscs.
Human beings -- Videodiscs.
Neurosciences -- Videodiscs.
Genre DVD-Video discs.
Educational films.
Filmed lectures.
Instructional films.
Added Author Newberg, Andrew B., 1966-
Teaching Company.
ISBN 9781598038859
Music No. 1682 Teaching Company
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