Jefferson ‘neurotheologist’ featured on ‘The Story of God with Morgan Freeman’

With the dawn of advanced neuroscience, the centuries-old dualism between mind and body has been reframed as a system of interactions better understood, medically and ontologically, as a unified whole of experience. That’s where Jefferson neuroscientist Andrew Newberg shines in his field, stringing together the physiological links that help explain the nature of our beliefs. Newberg, a radiology professor and Director of Research at Jefferson’s Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine, will appear Sunday night on “The Story of God with Morgan Freeman,” a National Geographic series in which the renowned actor explores various cultures and religions. In his recently published book, “How Enlightenment Changes Your Brain: The New Science of Transformation,” Newberg details the discoveries he’s made through brain scans of religious subjects including Sufi mystics, Buddhist meditators, Franciscan…


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