This is a fascinating video by InspiringPhilosophy:
It is fascinating to hear that religion makes one less likely to commit crime, and gives one more self-control. Religion also makes people more charitable and more happy. Now none of this proves God, or suggests that an atheist cannot be a happy, charitable, law abiding citizen with self-control. What it does suggest is that belief in God helps a person to excel in these areas, and that I suggest is a scientific reason to believe in God.
What other scientific benefits of faith are there?