Religion, Spirituality, and the Brain

3 credits

REL_ST 4150

Religious Studies
College of Arts and Science

(cross-leveled with REL_ST 7150). Explores neuropsychology of religion, spirituality, transcendence, and mystical experience. Covers development in neuroscience about how the brain works in a variety of religious and spiritual contexts, including prayer, meditation, and altered states of consciousness. Prerequisites: Restricted to juniors and seniors only.