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Mysticism and schizophrenia: A phenomenological exploration of the structure of consciousness in the schizophrenia spectrum disorders

Josef Parnas, Mads Gram Henriksen
2016 Consciousness and Cognition  
Not only do these features gravitate around the issue of the basic dimensions of consciousness, they crucially seem to implicate and presuppose a specific alteration of the very structure of consciousness  ...  This finding has bearings for the understanding of consciousness and its psychopathological distortions.  ...  Conflict of interest statement The authors declare no conflicts of interest. Acknowledgement MGH was funded in part by the Carlsberg Foundation (grant no. 2012010195).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.concog.2016.05.010 pmid:27258928 fatcat:gfna3zznbjhi3kbu5tnrjbpula

The Neural Correlates in the Presumed Extrasensory Faculties of the Medium and in the Perception on the Sacred

2019 Journal of neurology and psychology  
of extrasensory mediums and faculties, then analyzing the state of the art in relation to discoveries in the neuro scientific field concerning precisely the alleged extrasensory faculties possessed and  ...  the perception of the sacred in the subjects of the researches so far evaluated.  ...  Although several experiments continue to offer modest support for a right hemispheric contribution, general interpretation of the current database remains hindered by a wide degree of variability in experimental  ... 
doi:10.13188/2332-3469.1000043 fatcat:5p5etvj62ndttlp45pcd4n6724

Ultramodern Psychology: A Vision Construction with Culture, Religion, Cognitive Science and Neurotheology

Yusuf Fırıncı
2019 Spiritual Psychology and Counseling  
Within the scope of this research paper, the main idea and some other relevant arguments have been developed by evaluating historical facts and scientific analysis presented under the sub-sections of this  ...  some of the influences of some of the sponsors; some of the leaders; some of the foundations; some of the scientism ideologies; and various global agendas are shared to illustrate the necessity to be  ...  Psychology and Religion & Psychology of Religion The Psychology of Religion and Spirituality Division of the American Psychological Association (APA), was first founded as a result of the American Catholic  ... 
doi:10.37898/spc.2019.4.3.080 fatcat:xnnfzfreuvdf7lnmvcpqel53nu

Comparison of Different Measures of Religiousness and Spirituality: Implications for Neurotheological Research

Andrew Newberg, Nancy Wintering, Mark Waldman
2019 Religions  
The purpose of the current study was to compare various subjective questionnaires evaluating neuropsychological dimensions of religiosity.  ...  Some of these scales also have subcomponents which can be evaluated separately.  ...  regarding the human mind and consciousness, and aspects related to human health and well-being.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rel10110637 fatcat:xibmfrihkfectf3rqbxuau6cxy

Neurociencias, farmacos y libertad: diálogo antropológico y teológico en torno a la dignidad humana

José Vicente Vergara Hoyos, Luis Orlando Jiménez Rodríguez, Wilson Alfonso Mejía Naranjo, Jhon Jairo Sutachan Rubio, Nelson Torifio Sánchez
2021 Theologica Xaveriana  
Una primera respuesta podría darse en el sentido en que las implicaciones de la fe deben buscarse de manera inteligente, aunque ello no signifique reducirlo todo a la fisiología del cerebro y solo a los  ...  Pero ¿por qué a la teología moral le interesa el cerebro? ¿Qué conexiones hay entre la moralidad y el cerebro?  ...  The third, part of the article presents an anthropological-philosophical interpretation of scientific facts. Finally, the fourth part proposes a theological interpretation and reflection.  ... 
doi:10.11144/javeriana.tx71.npfat fatcat:kvlipnaebvbt3kn2f2v563vbiy

nature of human nature

André C Pieterse
2020 Stellenbosch theological journal  
In addition, it could contribute to the need for consilience and lead scientific research into a more comprehensive understanding of the human mind and brain and its embedded nature.  ...  This article will argue from a Scriptural viewpoint that human nature is not reducible to a set of individual physical characteristics but is embodied and all the qualities of being human are mutually  ...  Many people wrongly interpret the words "spiritual body" to mean an "immaterial" body (i.e., composed of "spirit") or a body composed of a semi-spiritual "light" substance.  ... 
doi:10.17570/stj.2020.v6n1.a25 fatcat:hwakczcrpzhm3fcxy437tbhiau

A History of Neurology. Walther Riese New York: M.D. Publications, Inc., 1959; PP. 223. $4.00

Edwin Clarke
1960 Medical history  
It should prove a valuable storehouse of evidence and ideas for anyone interested in the development of scientific theory.  ...  The second session considered old and new concepts of consciousness and the origin of language.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0025727300025758 fatcat:4av5pviivjhqvdrmaf2akae6om

Spirituality - a Multifaceted Phenomenon

Kees WAAIJMAN
2007 Studies in Spirituality  
On the basis of this description and analysis, the author discovered patterns of interdisciplanrity. This could be a first step for futher interdisciplinary explorations in the field of spirituality.  ...  Particularly important are questions about the nature of human knowledge, its limits, the validity of its claims, the relation between knowledge and belief, concepts and perception, the role of language  ...  and cliché interpretations of the world. 480 Some scholars try to integrate spirituality in the workplace by establishing of a value system, which enables the human spirit to grow.  ... 
doi:10.2143/sis.17.0.2024643 fatcat:cvjhmkriqjhytjgenzipme2eay

The Conflict of Immortalities: The Biopolitics of the Cerebral Subject and Religious Life in Altered Carbon

Alexander Pisarev, Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences, National Research University Higher School of Economics (Moscow, Russia)
2020 State Religion and Church  
scientific and religious discourses about human nature proposed in the sci-fi series "Altered Carbon."  ...  The final development of neuroscience in this series is the technology of uploading the self onto a digital medium, which makes it possible to achieve a quasi-immortal state by changing bodies.  ...  The second transition is from the scientifically correct thesis that there is a correlation between the states of the brain and the states of consciousness to the aggressive and as-of-yet unproven thesis  ... 
doi:10.22394/2311-3448-2020-7-1-25-46 fatcat:usngmt2qj5ctbe3sc65x2efmei

Healing through faith: meeting a chaplain coupled with biblical readings could produce lymphocyte changes that correlate with brain activity (HEALING study)

András Béres, Miklós Emri, Csaba Aranyi, Dániel Fajtai, Ferenc Nagy, Péter Szabó, Pál Bödecs, Edit Hörcsik, Éva Perpékné Papp, Ferenc Tomanek, Márta Kuti, Ágnes Petőfalviné (+15 others)
2022 F1000Research  
A subgroup of the visited patients was subjected to functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), where they were played an audiotape of readings of the same passage from the Bible (n=21).  ...  Conversely, a significant (pfwe=0.003) correlation was revealed between changes in lymphocytes and activation of the angular gyrus (left BA39) during fMRI, a brain area involved in word recognition.  ...  With this study, the Kaposi Mór Teaching Hospital pays tribute to the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, which helped ferment a healthy dialogue between theology and the natural sciences.  ... 
doi:10.12688/f1000research.74504.4 fatcat:hwowojkuoreq7hhcc7vq3nalzq

Spiritist Views of Mental Disorders in Brazil

Alexander Moreira-Almeida, Francisco Lotufo Neto
2005 Transcultural Psychiatry  
These authors advocated a model of spiritual etiology without rejecting the biological, psychological, and social causes of mental disorders.  ...  Denizard Rivail, under the pseudonym of Allan Kardec, proposed scientific investigations into alleged manifestations of the spirits.  ...  world into an object of scientific analysis and presents an alternative interpretation of orthodox scientific thinking.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1363461505058916 pmid:16570518 fatcat:2ipmcujt55h3dikigjfsbkk75m

"In Harmony with Reason": John Duns Scotus's Theo-aesth/ethics

Oleg Bychkov
2014 Open Theology  
This article clarifies both points, first, by painting an up-to-date picture of what constitutes "aesthetic" principles, and second, by providing a more accurate model of the way the human volitional faculty  ...  operates and addressing the problem of the "freedom of the will" from a present-day point of view.  ...  is the whole mind and consciousness of the human being.  ... 
doi:10.2478/opth-2014-0005 fatcat:eln7zxijv5cqfpctw6yuqq2xx4

Neuroscience, consciousness and neurofiction

Matthew Owen
2017
and philosophical clash between scientific and humanistic forms of enquiry); forms of obscured mysticism or spirituality; and the question of the value of fiction in the neurocultural era.  ...  Pessimistic biologism refers to a demoralizing view of human existence as dispiritingly mechanistic and existentially isolated; neuro-introspection refers to the the capacity for individual minds/brains  ...  Even as they are dazzled by (neuro)scientific discovery, authors of neurofiction know that the genre exists within the longue durée of a scientifically-driven atmosphere of cultural-spiritual estrangement  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0362005 fatcat:piv7d7r3nvg6fi67h3yt7gan74

Closing the Spiritual Circle of Life: The Restoration of Divine Order

Christiane Kirsch
2019 Figshare  
The analysis of the soul regeneration process ─ known as the science of the saints ─ treats about the process of human sanctification during earthly existence and eventually beyond, if the worldly lifetime  ...  , addressing the various states of the soul encountered on the way to divine union and the various ways God assists human beings in completing this process, on the personal as well as on the collective  ...  This experience of higher consciousness can be related to the spiritual awakening and rebirth that humanity is currently undergoing, individually and on a collective level.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.10002434 fatcat:om3tevu62nfoliwd7t3yqupysi

Freud and Religious Prejudices

André Godin
1960 Philosophy Today  
does not compensate for it by some operation or corrective evaluation.  ...  to God on a plane of values — the only place where it arises and demands a solution — on the plane of the ultimate meanings of human ex- istence. 3.  ... 
doi:10.5840/philtoday196043/421 fatcat:ylueh2nemfekblbcnyf6qdidru
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