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Le cerveau mystique

Le cerveau mystique

| 52 min

Documentaire qui explore les états de grâce vécus par les mystiques et les personnes en état de méditation. Une occasion d’accéder au cœur du chapitre le plus récent de la recherche scientifique portant sur ce phénomène. Des carmélites et des moines bouddhistes ont accepté de se prêter à l’expérience : le film présente les travaux exploratoires d’une équipe de l’Université de Montréal.

  • research
    Isabelle Raynauld
  • None
    Isabelle Raynauld
    Geoffroy Beauchemin
    Geoffrey Mitchell
    Colette Loumède
  • direction
    Isabelle Raynauld
  • picture
    Peter Krieger
  • location sound
    Christian Bouchard
    Richard Lavoie
  • additional sound
    Olivier Léger
  • picture editing
    Dominique Sicotte
  • sound editor
    Denis Saindon
  • original music
    Luc Sicard
  • soloist
    Marilyn Carnier
  • location photographer
    Alain Tremblay
  • assistant cameraman
    Marc Larouche
    Philippe Tremblay
  • production assistant
    Marc Larouche
    Philippe Tremblay
  • participation
    Mario Beauregard
    Vincent Paquette
    Daniel C. Dennett
    Maria Regina De Albuquerque Melo
    Esther M. Sternberg
    Gilles Bédard
    Richard J. Davidson
    William Grassie
    Susan Klunder
    Antoine Lutz
    Andrew Newberg
    Michael A. Persinger
    Matthieu Ricard
    Linda Saint-Pierre
    Jeffrey Schwartz
    Philippe Tremblay
    Wolfgang Achtner
    Michael J. Anderle
    Vanessa Anseloni
    Peatra Babe
    Nicolescu Basarab
    Andrea Dinndorf
    Neil Fournier
    Carollyn Hurst
    Sybille Lepper
    Johanne Lévesque
    Zachary Moran
    Gabriella Musaccha
    Clayton Naff
    Jack Nitschhe
    Marc Pouliot
    Manon Robert
    Thoudam D Singh
    John Teske
    Alex Thomas
    Mlle Tourbe
  • technical support - editing
    Danielle Raymond
  • online editing
    Sylvain Desbiens
    Denis Pilon
    Denis Gathelier
  • digital imaging
    Louise Overy
  • titles
    Louise Overy
  • translation
    Claude Dionne
  • subtitling
    Claude Dionne
  • sound effects creation
    Vital Millette
  • sound mixer
    Luc Léger
  • visual archives research
    Claire Bourbonnais
    Elizabeth Klinck
  • rights acquisition
    Claire Bourbonnais
    Elizabeth Klinck
  • advisor
    Michel Seymour
    Bernard Brais
  • marketing officer
    François Jacques
  • administrator
    Manon Provencher
  • administrative team
    Dominique Brunet
    Nathalie Cloutier
  • technical coordinator
    Richard Cliche
  • delegate producer
    Christiane Germain
  • line producer - assistant
    Maryse Chapdelaine


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Ages 15 to 17

Ethics and Religious Culture - Ethical Values
Ethics and Religious Culture - Religious Diversity/Heritage
Health/Personal Development - Mental Health/Stress/Suicide
Science - Biology

Have a debate in class about the question of, God creating the brain to use it vs. the brain creating God. Have a guest speaker come in who is trained in meditation and willing to give students a taste of the practise. Students should record their feelings immediately after each experience. Ask the class what they think about the impact of a stable mind on a person's health. For example, do they think that if a person has a lot of stress in their life, they are more prone to being sick? To end this lesson, ask students if they think this area remains a great debate because there hasn't been enough scientific research on and the effects of religion on well-being.

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