Andrew Newberg

Professor and Director of Research Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine
Thomas Jefferson University and Hospital

What He Studies

The relationship between brain function and various mental states, pioneering the neurological study of religious and spiritual experiences, a field known as “neurotheology.”

In The News

What Happens to the Brain During Spiritual Experiences?

The field of neurotheology uses science to try to understand religion, and vice versa.
— The Atlantic


Ask the Brains

Is there a difference between the brain of an atheist and the brain of a religious person?
— Scientific American



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