The proof is in, folks. Read all about it:
From the recent Scientific American | Mind Matters article by Andrew Newberg, Religious Experiences Shrink Part of the Brain:
The article, “Religious factors and hippocampal atrophy in late life,” by Amy Owen and colleagues at Duke University represents an important advance in our growing understanding of the relationship between the brain and religion. The study, published March 30 in PLoS One, showed greater atrophy in the hippocampus in individuals who identify with specific religious groups…
Read the rest of the article HERE.