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Reply to “Neuroscience for the Soul”.

Persinger has published a reply to a critical article in a British “pop” psychology magazine (The Psychologist) entitled “Neuroscience for the Soul”.  This article perpetuates a few mistaken notions about the God Helmet, as well as some of Persinger’s theories. For example, Persinger … Continue reading

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Ten Blogs by Dr. Michael A. Persinger

Blogs by Dr. Michael A. Persinger. The God Helmet’s Weak Fields are Sufficient to Influence Brain Activity. We do not allow suggestion or Suggestibility to Influence our Lab Results. Our results can’t be attributed to suggestion. God Helmet (and many … Continue reading

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My theories are not based on religiousness in epileptics – Dr M. A. Persinger’s blog

Question: Are “microseizures” (a concept you have used to help explain religious experiences) actually epileptic events?  (A Blog by Dr. M.A. Persinger) Answer: No, although they do have some things in common with epileptic events (seizures) because they originate from the same source; i.e., … Continue reading

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Religious belief is not an epileptic phenomena – Dr. Michael A Persinger

Is religiosity an epileptic phenomenon? (A Blog by Dr. M.A. Persinger) Answer: The answer to the question, as stated, is “no”.  The microscopic connections between brain cells which are associated with certain patterns of behavior (These patterns are called personality … Continue reading

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New Book Sacred Pathways: The Brain’s Role In Religious and Mystic Experiences. Foreword by the Dalai Lama.

My book has been released.  Sacred Pathways: The Brain’s Role In Religious and Mystic Experiences.  It has a foreword by the 14th Dalai Lama, and one by Dr. M.A. Persinger, and a third by an Orthodox Bishop. “ … interested … Continue reading

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