The Science Of Spirituality More than half of adult Americans report they have had a spiritual experience that changed their lives. Now, scientists from universities like Harvard, Pennsylvania and Johns Hopkins are using new technologies to analyze the brains of people who claim they have touched the spiritual — from Christians who speak in tongues to Buddhist monks to people who claim to have had near-death experiences. A five-part series explores research in this controversial field, as the science of spirituality continues to evolve.
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The Science Of Spirituality

Scientists use new technologies to analyze brains of people who claim to have touched the spiritual.