Resources in Neuroscience and Neuro-education (a new field) that may influence our understanding of discipleship in the future. This page provides exploratory as well as grounded research that seeks to understand how neuroscience may influence our 1) discernment of religious experience, 2) shaping formational practices and 3) judging moral implications as neuroscience transforms practices in the world (i.e. neuro-ethics).
Neuroscience Online Interactive Textbook (University of Texas Houston Medical School)
Closer to Truth: The Greatest Thinkers Exploring the Deepest Questions (solid interviews with leading neuroscientists on the “big questions” of consciousness, personhood, and religion)
Neuro-Education (Mind, Brain Education)
Learning Scientists (empirically grounded learning methods)
Children and the Brain
Neuro 4 Kids (Dr. Eric Chudler)
Interventions for Risk Reduction and Avoidance in Youth by Valerie Reyna
Neuroscience and Religion
Blueprint 1543 Organization: Strong focus on Cognitive Science of Religion and the TheoPsych Initiative
Mark A. Maddix and Dean G. Blevins Neuroscience and Christian Formation
Neurophilosophy often creates conflicts as well for Christians, parodied in this Colbert report with Patricia Churchland
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For an additional bibliography and resources see also:
Neuroscience Bibliography and additional Resources
Obama Seeking to Boost Study of Human Brain nytimes.com
The Obama administration is planning a decade-long scientific effort to examine the workings of the human brain and build a comprehensive map of its activity.
Dan Siegle elaborating on Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain
A new series by DoSER (Dialog on Science, Ethics, and Religion) provides a series of videos and curriculum to discuss the relationship between science and faith, including basic introductions to the study of the brain