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Religious thoughts trigger brain's reward systems. Now, a new study shows through functional MRI scans that such religious and spiritual experiences can be rewarding to your brain.

Religious thoughts trigger brain's reward systems

They activate the same reward systems between your ears as do feelings of love, being moved by music and even doing drugs, according to the study, which was published in the journal Social Neuroscience on Tuesday. "These are areas of the brain that seem like they should be involved in religious and spiritual experience. But yet, religious neuroscience is such a young field -- and there are very few studies -- and ours was the first study that showed activation of the nucleus accumbens, an area of the brain that processes reward," said Dr. Jeffrey Anderson, a neuroradiologist at the University of Utah and lead author of the study. "Billions of people make important decisions in life based on spiritual and religious feelings and experiences. Mulling over Mormon MRIs Spiritual feelings trigger a reward circuit in the brain, a new study shows. Log In. (Well before astronauts went into space or the first satellite was launched, the poet Archibald MacLeish delivered a commencement address in 1942 rhapsodizing the planet as seen from the air, where it reveals itself as “a globe in practice, not in theory,” a “round earth where all directions eventually meet.”)

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Constructivism. Constructivism, the theory upon which constructivist therapy is founded, holds both a person's individual sense of reality and the meaning found in life to be constructed from life experience, rather than discovered.


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