Study Suggests Brain Shuts Off When Faced With Prayers

#Religion

Tue, May 4th, 2010 16:00 by capnasty NEWS

When we fall under the spell of a charismatic figure, areas of the brain responsible for scepticism and vigilance become less active. That's the finding of a study by Aarhus University in Denmark, which looked at people's response to prayers spoken by someone purportedly possessing divine healing powers.

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