Newberg learned that during religious rituals our limbic system, the parts of the brain associated with feelings and memory lights up with blood flow. This helps embed our beliefs even more deeply.
And this reaction is powerful enough to even help restore function or memory to brains limited by damage or disease. Newberg found people with some kind of dementia reacted positively to spiritual activity…
Ahh. Another reason not to forsake the assembling of the saints.
From ABC Local