This Is Your Brain on Prayer

A 1980s anti-drug use PSA featured a hot skillet and a raw egg. To demonstrate the effect that drugs had on your brain, the hot skillet was held out and the voiceover told us, “This is drugs.” As an egg was cracked into the skillet and immediately began to pop and sizzle, the voiceover continued: “This is your brain on drugs.”Those lines came to mind as I read a Huffington Post article about recent research studying what happens to the brain when we pray. The research found that prayer activa … [Read more...]