Friday, August 21, 2009

Prayer and brain

Mystical Brain reveals the exploratory work of a team from the University of Montreal who seek to understand the states of grace experienced by mystics and those who meditate. Filmmaker Isabelle Raynauld offers up scientific research, which proposes that mystical ecstasy is a transformative experience and could to contribute to people's psychic and physical health, treat depression and speed up the healing process when combined with conventional medicine.

In French with English subtitles.

Mystical Brain 52 min 15 s


Anonymous said...

I thought scientists were already fully aware of the effects of placebos?

admin said...

I don't think we are fully aware of anything.

We know a lot, and we know a lot more than we did only 50 years ago. But the world/universe is still mostly unknown.

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