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The Space in Between
For both the dwelling-place of God and the neural activity in our brain, the empty space in between is what allows for learning to happen.
Brains and Minds: A Conversation With Rebecca Saxe, PhD
How do our brains show our feelings and relationships?
A Jewish and Scientific Exploration of Consciousness
At the Jewish Center of Princeton, NJ, Rabbi Daniel Nevins, the Pearl Resnick Dean of the JTS Rabbinical School, joined Michael Graziano, PhD, to explore the topic “How Do You Think? A Jewish & Scientific Exploration of Consciousness.”
One Habit Leads To Another
Sources as ancient as the Talmud say that even if we know intellectually that a habit is wrong, we’ll often keep doing it. Why?
Embracing Ignorance: How Modern Science Helps Us Rediscover Our Ancient Faith
When you use God to explain all the things that you can’t currently understand, then you are setting God up to be gone one day, when we do understand those things.
God-Circuits in the Brain?
Are we hard-wired to believe in God? This is an area of investigation that has been called by some “neurotheology.”
Is Neuroscience Undercutting Moral Responsibility?
As we discover more and more about the brain, will neuroscientific “explanations” about moral behavior become “excuses”? How “free” are we, and how would we even know?
“The Genius of Good and Evil” – A Conversation with Michael Shermer at the 92nd St. Y
As part of the 92nd St. Y’s “7 Days of Genius” Festival, get to the very heart of right and wrong with Professor Michael Shermer and Rabbi Geoffrey A. Mitelman on “The Genius of Good and Evil.”
How Science Has Changed Religion
Two fascinating presentations about science and religion from two experts in the field — Dr. Jennifer Wiseman and Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson.