P. Monroe Butler, MD

P. Monroe Butler, MD, PhD

Neurology Boston, MA

Clinical Associate in Neurology, Tufts Medical Center

Office Address

  • Tufts Medical Center
    Boston, MA 02111
    Phone: (617) 779-6342
    Fax: (617) 779-6205

P. Monroe Butler, MD, PhD

Neurology Boston, MA

Clinical Associate in Neurology, Tufts Medical Center

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Neurology: General Neurology, Movement Disorder, Neurodegenerative
  • Clinical Interests: Neurology; Exploratory Behavior; Population Genetics; Electroencephalography

Education & Medical Training

  • Boston University School of MedicineBoston University School of Medicine
  • Boston University / Harvard University
  • St Elizabeth's Medical CenterSt Elizabeth's Medical Center
  • Tufts Medical CenterTufts Medical Center

Certifications & Licensure

  • MA State Medical LicenseMA State Medical License2012 - Present

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Research Feature, 125th Anniversary, "Why we explore"National Geographic, 2013
    • Out-of-Africa migration selected novelty-seeking genesNew Scientist Magazine, 2011
    • 1st Prize, Behavioral Neuroscience ResearchHenry I. Russek Award, 2010

    Publications & Presentations


    Journal Articles

    • Mother Mary on the mind: neural correlates and connectivity patterns of religious semantic memory  Butler, P.M., Feeley, R.J., & McNamara, P., Brain & Cognition
    • A neuro-axiological model of a key component of religiosity  Butler, P.M., McNamara, P., Psychology Bulletin
    • Book Review: Contemplative Science: Where Buddhism and Neuroscience Converge, by B. Allan Wallace (Columbia University Press, 2007)  Butler, P.M., Journal of Law & Religion

    Books/Book Chapters

    • The evolution of sleep and dreams Chapter: The evolution of sleep and dreams Page 1 - 12
      Butler, P.M. & McNamara, P.
      Editors: S. Krippner & D.J. Ellis.Nova Science, New York
    • Dementia Chapter: A stroke of bad luck: CADASIL as cause for Friedrich Nietzsche’s madness Page 57 - 74
      Butler, P.M.
      Editors: P. McNamara.ABC-Clio
    • Dementia Chapter: Epigenetic and Gene Imprinting Effects in Parkinson’s disease Etiopathogenesis: A Kinship Theory of Gene Conflict in Aging Page 25 - 88
      Butler, P.M. & McNamara, P.
      Editors: P. McNamara.ABC-Clio


    • A Neuro-cognitive Model of Religious Meaning-Making Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School - 4/7/2014
    • Neurology of religiosity: how the brain instantiates religious meaning-making Massachusetts Institute of Technology - 4/18/2013

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