The Brain

The journey of religion and science inevitably leads us to the brain. Is there a way for us to study the brain that will support the daily work of faithful living? How are the brain and spirituality connected in the aging process? How does the brain impact our preaching and teaching, our hearing and understanding? Part of this learning module looks at current neuroscience for some preliminary answers to these practical questions about our faith life. What about some other ways neuroscience can be practical? We are a people of the book; join us for a video that connects how we read with practices to encourage literacy.

Nova Episode: How Does the Brain Work?

In this episode of Nova, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Astrophysicist at the American Museum of Natural History guides us through questions of how the brain works.

Everything we do, every thought we’ve ever had, is produced by the human brain. But exactly how it operates remains one of the biggest unsolved mysteries, and it seems the more we probe its inner workings, the more surprises we find.