At last I have the perfect excuse to be doolally
Jesus said, "That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit." These athiest researchers know not what they do. Being born again is not of the flesh but of the spirit. They're comparing apples and oranges. They're trying to measure that which cannot be measured by earthly standards.
...or to put it an other way...Being 'Born-Again' Linked to More Brain Atrophy
Not Being 'Born-Again' Linked to Swelled Head
The heavens are telling of the glory of God; And their expanse is declaring the work of His hands.
Day to day pours forth speech, And night to night reveals knowledge.