Wednesday, January 12, 2005

Belief in God lessens pain

This article states that a US group, will fund research experiments at Oxford University. The research "will involve dozens of people being subjected to painful experiments in laboratory conditions.
While enduring the agony, they will be exposed to religious symbols such as images of the Virgin Mary or a crucifix. Their neurological responses will be measured to determine the efficacy of their faith in helping them to cope.


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