Thicker Brain Sections Tied to Spirituality

by "Currents" Staff

Thicker Brain Sections Tied to Spirituality
Brain Size Linked to SpiritualityFor people at high risk of depression because of a family history, spirituality may offer some protection for the brain, a new study hints. Parts of the brain’s outer layer, the cortex, were thicker in high-risk study participants who said religion or spirituality was “important” to them versus those who cared less about religion.
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