Faithful, Healthy, and Wise: Get Well and Get Smart Being a Spiritual Being with Jeff Anderson Md, PhD and Dr Anna Yusim

Original Air Date Wednesday, February 7, 2018

In this week’s episode you will learn about:

 Changes in brain activity when feeling spiritually moved

 Reconciling the dichotomy between medicine and spiritual beliefs

 Using psychology and spirituality to get well

 What cross-cultural neurobiological studies show about religious behavior

Dr Jeffrey Anderson MD, PhD, board certified in Neuroradiology and Diagnostic Radiology directs the fMRI Neurosurgical Mapping Service and is Principal Investigator for the Utah Functional Neuroimaging Laboratory. Dr. Anderson’s lab studies brain networks using functional imaging techniques such as fMRI, diffusion tensor imaging, and magnetoencephalography. Dr. Anderson also has particular interest in autism, multiple sclerosis, vision research, and dementia. More here.

Dr. Anna Yusim completed her undergraduate education at Stanford University, where she studied Biology & Philosophy. She attended Yale Medical School & the NYU Residency Training Program in Psychiatry. She has traveled, lived and worked in over 50 countries and presented at numerous national and international medical conferences. Dr. Yusim has published over 60 academic articles, book chapters, scientific abstracts and book reviews on various topics in psychiatry. More here.

Faithful, Healthy, and Wise: Get Well and Get Smart Being a Spiritual Being with Jeff Anderson Md, PhD and Dr Anna Yusim

Original Air Date Wednesday, February 7, 2018

In this week’s episode you will learn about:

 Changes in brain activity when feeling spiritually moved

 Reconciling the dichotomy between medicine and spiritual beliefs

 Using psychology and spirituality to get well

 What cross-cultural neurobiological studies show about religious behavior

Dr Jeffrey Anderson MD, PhD, board certified in Neuroradiology and Diagnostic Radiology directs the fMRI Neurosurgical Mapping Service and is Principal Investigator for the Utah Functional Neuroimaging Laboratory. Dr. Anderson’s lab studies brain networks using functional imaging techniques such as fMRI, diffusion tensor imaging, and magnetoencephalography. Dr. Anderson also has particular interest in autism, multiple sclerosis, vision research, and dementia. More here

Dr. Anna Yusim completed her undergraduate education at Stanford University, where she studied Biology & Philosophy. She attended Yale Medical School & the NYU Residency Training Program in Psychiatry. She has traveled, lived and worked in over 50 countries and presented at numerous national and international medical conferences. Dr. Yusim has published over 60 academic articles, book chapters, scientific abstracts and book reviews on various topics in psychiatry. More here

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