A team of scientists based at UCSF has established a link between learning and brain damage. Researchers found that brain activity could lead to DNA damage within brain cells, and although the damage is repaired quickly, it might explain the mechanism behind some neurological diseases. So thanks a lot, mum, I told you nothing good would come of law school.
Hardcore non-believers won’t like this one. New research shows that religion has a real world use for traumatic brain injury victims.
Here’s one for the obvious file: a study of university students has found a link between binge drinking and poorer verbal declarative memory.
It would be a lot easier than converting the Godless: a quick bash at the right bit of the brain, and they could be as religious and righteous as you.