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God Is In The Details

Religion has long been a topic of philosophical discussion, but only relatively recently have neuroscientists begun to investigate faith and spirituality, too. Several different strands of research now indicate that there are specific parts of our brains that relate to belief in God, and that if […]

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Everything You Wanted to Know About the Cerebellum (But Were Afraid to Ask)

Professor Sam Wang, associate professor of molecular biology and neuroscience at Princeton University, has spent a long time studying the cerebellum. Latin for “little brain,” the cerebellum has the appearance of a separate structure attached to the bottom of the brain, tucked underneath the cerebral hemispheres. Even though the region has been associated with only guiding movement […]