Religion Triggers Brain’s Reward Centers

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A recent study conducted MRI scans on devout Mormons as they prayed and found that religious thoughts activated the same reward centers in the brain as things like love, music, and even drugs. What do you think?

“Not if your love for God is truly selfless, like mine!”

Ernie Welles • Truck Upholsterer

“I hope the good Lord can forgive me for indulging in the sensuous pleasures of the hypothalamus.”

Aubrey Dale • Bakery President


“I’m more in it for the punishment.”

Jacob O’Connor • Pulley Manufacturer