This is very interesting. The article (and title) was taken from sciencedaily, a science based website I visit from time to time. I honestly don't know what to make of this article - More ammo in the side of Religionist in their war against Atheism perhaps?

I've highlighted two lines I think are interesting. Link to full story is at the bottom.

Believing in God can help block anxiety and minimize stress, according to new University of Toronto research that shows distinct brain differences between believers and non-believers.

Compared to non-believers, the religious participants showed significantly less activity in the anterior cingulate cortex (ACC), a portion of the brain that helps modify behavior by signaling when attention and control are needed, usually as a result of some anxiety-producing event like making a mistake. The stronger their religious zeal and the more they believed in God, the less their ACC fired in response to their own errors, and the fewer errors they made.

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