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A Leap of Faith

People are often inclined to believe in an unseen reality. Yet spirituality can ease the soul and help bring us together. Meanwhile, atheism is growing worldwide. Here’s how to navigate the line between reason and belief. Plus, see posts about the neuro workings of faith, questions for the atheist, and more.
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Your Brain on Spirituality

By Emma M. Seppälä Ph.D.

Regardless of tradition, spiritual experiences lead to the same brain activation
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Questions for the Atheist

By Ralph Lewis M.D.

Theism must explain the problem of evil; atheism must explain everything else.
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Can Religion Help Depression?

By Marwa Azab Ph.D.

Valuing religion may trigger brain changes that reduce the risk for depression.
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Science and the Paranormal

By Eric Haseltine Ph.D.

The new field of Epigenetics transforms the impossible into the possible.