Neuro-Biology and Spirituality   [Archived Catalog]
2011-2012 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook with Addendum

PY 723 - Neuro-Biology and Spirituality

Prerequisite(s): PY 449  and PY 479 . This course will explore various topics in the field of neuro-science (e.g., imaging, psychophysiology, pharmacology, etc.) and spirituality. The topics in the course will include the biology of belief, the theology of the body, neurobiological understandings and measurements of various states of consciousness (i.e., altered, meditative, etc.), neurobiological understandings of spiritual, transcendent, and paranormal experiences, and spirituality among individuals with various brain pathologies, among other topics. (2 credits)