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Do Humans Suppress Analytical Areas of Brain to Believe in God ?

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Humans suppress areas of the brain used for analytical thinking and engage the parts responsible for empathy in order to believe in god, research suggests.

They do the opposite when thinking about the physical world, according to the study.
“But, from what we understand about the brain, the leap of faith to belief in the supernatural amounts to pushing aside the critical/analytical way of thinking to help us achieve greater social and emotional insight.”
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/what-believing-in-god-does-to-your-brain-a6950956.html