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The Transmitter to God: The Limbic System, the Soul, and Spirituality

Joseph, Rhawn

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ISBN 10: 0970073313 / ISBN 13: 9780970073310
Published by University Press, San Jose, California, U.S.A., 2001
Condition: Near Fine Soft cover
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Copy has a tiny pressure mark on the inside of front cover foreside edge, unused copy. Study has rave reviews. The author shows that there is scientific, neurobiological and genetic foundation for religious belief, spirituality, and paranormal phenomenon. There are specific regions of the brain, the limbic system, which serve as a transmitter to God, which become highly active when dreaming, during trance states, meditation, prayer, or under LSD, etc., that enable us to experience those realms of reality. With b/w illustrations. 306pp Desirable!. Bookseller Inventory # 003364

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Title: The Transmitter to God: The Limbic System, ...

Publisher: University Press, San Jose, California, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2001

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Edition: Third Printing

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Is the "Brain Wired for God?" Is there a genetic, neurological, or evolutionary basis for religious belief?

These questions and more are answered by one of the pioneers in the field of neuroscience and neuropsychology, Dr.R. Joseph. Dr. Joseph was the first to demonstrate neuroplasticity and recovery of neural function in primates, the first to conclusively demonstrate the effects of hormones on sex differences in cognition, and the first to conclusively demonstrate the role of early environmental influences on learning and memory--researched published in the 1970s and early 1980s. Dr.Joseph also shares the distinction, along with that of Drs. Newberg, Persinger, and a handful of others, of being one of the true pioneers in the field of NeuroTheology. In this amazing book, Dr. Joseph brings to bear over 30 years of expertise in the brain sciences to create one of the most unique books of our time--indeed, some say, it may even be ahead of its time.

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In the 2nd edition of his classic neuroscience textbooks (1996), Dr. Joseph stunned the scientific community by including a monograph length chapter in which he explained there was a scientific, evolutionary, and neurological foundation for religious and spiritual experience. This chapter not only caused a sensation, but has recently inspired others to write "popular" trade books in which all of Dr. Joseph's ideas, theories, research, and discoveries have been repeated. It is said that mimicry is the best form of flattery. However, we say: why accept mimicry or those who falsely lay claim to the discoveries of others, when you can have the real thing? And in this regard we are pleased to present the 3rd printing of Dr. Joseph's book: The Transmitter to God.

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