Psychology of religion
Psychology of religion consists of the application of psychological methods and interpretive frameworks to religious traditions, as well as to both religious and irreligious individuals. The science a...
Neurotheology
Neurotheology, also known as spiritual neuroscience, attempts to explain religious experience and behaviour in neuroscientific terms. It is the study of correlations of neural phenomena with subjecti...
Kenneth Pargament
Kenneth I. Pargament (born November 3, 1950) is a professor of psychology at Bowling Green State University (Ohio, USA).
Born in 1950 in Washington, D.C., Pargament received his Ph. D from the Uni...
James H. Leuba
James Henry Leuba (1867-1946) was an American psychologist, best known for his contributions to the psychology of religion. His work in this area is marked by a reductionistic tendency to explain myst...
Religion and personality
Viewing religiosity through the lenses of differing personality characteristics provides a relatively empirical way to study a difficult concept. Over time, the act of being religious has been a cons...
Spirit possession
Spirit possession is a term for the belief that animas, demons, extraterrestrials, gods, or spirits can take control of a human body. The concept of spirit possession exists in many religions, includi...
Jungian interpretation of religion
The Jungian interpretation of religion, pioneered by Carl Jung and advanced by his followers, is an attempt to interpret religion in the light of Jungian psychology. Unlike Sigmund Freud and his follo...
George M. Stratton
George Malcolm Stratton (September 26, 1865 – October 8, 1957) was a psychologist who pioneered the study of perception in vision by wearing special glasses which inverted images up and down and ...
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Granule cell dispersion
Granule cell dispersion is one of the abnormal structure that was shown in the patients' brain of temporal lobe epilepsy. It is also shown in different kind of animal model, such as kainic acid model,...
Religiousness of young and emerging adults
Factors related to and influencing the religiousness of young and emerging adults include religious participation, peer influence, parental influence, and risky behaviors such as gambling, sexual beha...
Lisa Miller (psychologist)
Lisa Jane Miller is a professor, researcher and clinical psychologist, best known as a research scholar on spirituality in psychology. Miller has worked for two decades to integrate spirituality into ...
Acceptance and commitment therapy
Acceptance and commitment therapy or ACT (typically pronounced as the word "act") is a form of clinical behavior analysis (CBA) used in psychotherapy. It is an empirically-based psychological interven...
Psychological theories of magic
Psychological theories of magic treat magic as a personal phenomenon intended to meet individual needs, as opposed to a social phenomenon serving a collective purpose.
Among the earliest psycholog...
Isaac Newton's occult studies
Isaac Newton produced many works that would now be classified as occult studies. These works explored chronology, alchemy, and Biblical interpretation (especially of the Apocalypse). Newton's scientif...
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Meme
A meme (/ˈmiːm/ meem) is "an idea, behavior, or style that spreads from person to person within a culture". A meme acts as a unit for carrying cultural ideas, symbols, or practices that can be transmi...
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Religion and schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a complex mental disorder characterized by a difficulty in recognizing reality, regulating emotional responses, and thinking in a clear and logical manner. The causes of schizop...
Journal of Psychology & Theology
The Journal of Psychology: Interdisciplinary and Applied is a bimonthly double-blind, peer-review psychology journal published by Taylor & Francis. The Journal of Psychology was founded in 1935 by...
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Temporal lobe epilepsy
Temporal lobe epilepsy is a chronic neurological condition characterized by recurrent, unprovoked epileptic seizures (epilepsy) which originate in the temporal lobe of the brain. The seizures involve ...
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Journal of Psychology and Christianity
The Journal of Psychology and Christianity is a peer-reviewed academic journal that is "designed to provide scholarly interchange among Christian professionals in the psychological and pastoral profes...
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Agent detection
Agent detection is the inclination for animals and humans to presume the purposeful intervention of a sentient or intelligent agent in situations that may or may not involve one.
It is believed th...
Internal Family Systems Model
The Internal Family Systems Model (IFS) is an integrative approach to individual psychotherapy developed by Richard C. Schwartz, Ph.D. It combines systems thinking with the view that mind is made up o...
Michael Persinger
Michael A. Persinger (born June 26, 1945) is a cognitive neuroscience researcher and university professor with over 200 peer-reviewed publications. He has worked at Laurentian University, located in ...
Ralph W. Hood
Ralph Wilbur Hood (born 1942) is a professor of psychology at University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
Hood was born on 18 July 1942 in Denver, Colorado. He received his BS at University of Califor...
International Journal for the Psychology of Religion
The International Journal for the Psychology of Religion is a peer-reviewed academic journal devoted to research on the psychology of religion. Its scope includes the social psychology of religion, r...
Geschwind syndrome
Geschwind Syndrome, also known as Gastaut-Geschwind, is a group of behavioral phenomena evident in some temporal lobe epilepsy patients. It is named for one of the first individuals to categorize the ...
Buddhism and psychology
Buddhism and psychology overlap in theory and in practice. Over the last century, four strands of interplay have evolved:
The establishment of Buddhism predates the field of psychology by over two...
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William James
William James (January 11, 1842 – August 26, 1910) was an American philosopher and psychologist who was also trained as a physician. The first educator to offer a psychology course in the United State...
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