What religion does to your brain

Different religions have different effects Religion is like ‘sex, drugs, and rock ‘n’ roll’ Out of body experiences are in your body Can we ‘create’ God on demand? The future of neurotheology and religion Whether or not a divine power truly does exist might be a matter of opinion, but the neurophysiological effects of religious […]

Neural inflammation plays critical role in stress-induced depression

This is the elucidated mechanism of neural inflammation underlying depressive behavior caused by repeated stress. Credit: Kobe University This is the elucidated mechanism of neural inflammation underlying depressive behavior caused by repeated stress. Credit: Kobe University Close A group of Japanese researchers has discovered that neural inflammation caused by our innate immune system plays an […]