Unaffiliated: The Search for Meaning

The Brain and Spiritual Experiences | Sharon Hogan

March 02, 2021 Kathryn Elliott Season 1 Episode 4
Unaffiliated: The Search for Meaning
The Brain and Spiritual Experiences | Sharon Hogan
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Unaffiliated: The Search for Meaning
The Brain and Spiritual Experiences | Sharon Hogan
Mar 02, 2021 Season 1 Episode 4
Kathryn Elliott

On Episode 4 of Unaffiliated, host Kathryn Elliott talks with Sharon Hogan, a school psychologist and former adjunct professor who has a personal interest in the neuroscience of spiritual experiences. Sharon shares her perspective as a humanist, atheist, free thinker, and scientist. Where do language and spirituality reside in the brain? What if that part of the brain was surgically removed? How does this relate to Reeses peanut butter cups? This and more, when you listen in.

---> Feel free to check out Sharon's blog here and her memoir about growing up with an autistic sister in the 1960's and 70's, here on Amazon.

More books discussed in Episode 4:
Living with a Wild God (by Barbara Ehrenreich) - hardcover
The Spiral Staircase: My Climb Out of Darkness (by Karen Armstrong) - paperback
Lying Awake (by Mark Salzman) paperback
The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief (by Francis Collins) - paperback
Aging with Grace: What the Nun Study Teaches Us About Leading Longer, Healthier, and More Meaningful Lives (by Dr. David Snowdon) - paperback

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And, a few more ways you can engage with us at Unaffiliated!

on Facebook & Instagram
@TheUnaffiliatedPodcast

Subscribe to the Unaffiliated Blog
unaffiliatedshow.com/unaffiliatedblog

Support the Making of Unaffiliated
unaffiliatedshow.com/support-the-launch

Leave us a voicemail
speakpipe.com/unaffiliatedpodcast

Visit Kathryn's Website
kathrynecompany.com



Show Notes

On Episode 4 of Unaffiliated, host Kathryn Elliott talks with Sharon Hogan, a school psychologist and former adjunct professor who has a personal interest in the neuroscience of spiritual experiences. Sharon shares her perspective as a humanist, atheist, free thinker, and scientist. Where do language and spirituality reside in the brain? What if that part of the brain was surgically removed? How does this relate to Reeses peanut butter cups? This and more, when you listen in.

---> Feel free to check out Sharon's blog here and her memoir about growing up with an autistic sister in the 1960's and 70's, here on Amazon.

More books discussed in Episode 4:
Living with a Wild God (by Barbara Ehrenreich) - hardcover
The Spiral Staircase: My Climb Out of Darkness (by Karen Armstrong) - paperback
Lying Awake (by Mark Salzman) paperback
The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief (by Francis Collins) - paperback
Aging with Grace: What the Nun Study Teaches Us About Leading Longer, Healthier, and More Meaningful Lives (by Dr. David Snowdon) - paperback

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And, a few more ways you can engage with us at Unaffiliated!

on Facebook & Instagram
@TheUnaffiliatedPodcast

Subscribe to the Unaffiliated Blog
unaffiliatedshow.com/unaffiliatedblog

Support the Making of Unaffiliated
unaffiliatedshow.com/support-the-launch

Leave us a voicemail
speakpipe.com/unaffiliatedpodcast

Visit Kathryn's Website
kathrynecompany.com