Newberg, Andrew

Dr. Newberg is considered a pioneer in the neuroscientific study of religious and spiritual experiences, a field frequently referred to as neurotheology and is interested in understanding the relationship between the brain, religion, and health. His research has included brain scans of people in prayer, meditation, rituals, and various trance states. He is a faculty member in the Department of Integrative Medicine and Jefferson Medical School. He teaches BBB421 (Functional Imaging of the Human Brain).