Why are morality, religious experience, and love topics that are often perceived as being beyond the scope of science?
How do our competing cognitive systems – one fast and one slow, as described by Daniel Kahneman – frame our experience of God?
The Modeling Religion Project at the Center for Mind and Culture in Boston uses computer simulations to refine and compare theories of religion, cognition, and culture.
While hard work is the way ideas get actualized, rest is an effective way for us to evaluate our ideas.
Many of the things that make our brains happy are now more harmful than helpful. And some people place religion in that category, as well. Religion is like fatty foods, they claim — something we should outgrow and move beyond. But I think the better question is, what aspects of religion should we try to outgrow?