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Non-materialist neuroscience

Non-materialist neuroscience is a reactionary, anti-science movement - like creationism and intelligent design. Rather than offering a hypothesis that might lead to predictions and experiments, it simply catalogs things modern neuroscience supposedly cannot yet explain.

Computational modeling and non-invasive imaging of living brains have allowed researchers to begin describing how complex thought emerges from the firing patterns of neurons. Modern neuroscience is rapidly reducing much of human thought, emotion and behavior into component pieces of neuronal interactions.

When materialist causes become both necessary and sufficient to explain all of human thought then parsimony will dictate throwing out references to a soul or to other supernatural entities. In a way, neuroscience is the death knell of dualism.