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NUPES at American Psychiatric Association

Data: 19 de julho de 2013

Symposium 110 – May 21, 2:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.

Implications of Spiritual Experiences to the Understanding of Mind-Brain Relationship
APA Caucus of Religion, Spirituality and Psychiatry

Chair:Alexander Moreira-Almeida, M.D., Ph.D.
Discussant:James W. Lomax, M.D.

1. Metaphors and Analogies as (Pseudo) Explanations of Mental Phenomena: A Critique of Contemporary Materialism in Cognitive Neuroscience
Saulo Araujo, Ph.D.
2. Distinguishing Magical Thinking and Mature Spirituality in Mind-Brain Research
C. Robert Cloninger, M.D., Ph.D.
3. Religion/spirituality and Mental Health: What Can We Learn from Empirical Studies?
Dan Blazer, M.D., Ph.D.
4. Do Near-Death Experiences and Approaching Death Experiences Extend Our Understanding of Human Consciousness?
Peter Fenwick, M.D.
5. Research on Possession/Trance/Mediumship and the Mind-Brain Relationship
Alexander Moreira-Almeida, M.D., Ph.D.

NUPES – Research Center in Spirituality and Health