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New research claims religious terrorism is on the rise, and it appears that it's going to get worse before we see a decline in such horrendous acts.
A new study finds a connection between brain lesions and the ability of a person to consider other beliefs.
Scientists found that damage in a certain part of the brain is linked to an increase in religious fundamentalism. In particular, lesions in the ventromedial prefrontal cortex reduced cognitive flexibility - the ability to challenge our beliefs based on new evidence.