DMT Models the Near-Death Experience

@inproceedings{Timmermann2018DMTMT,
  title={DMT Models the Near-Death Experience},
  author={Christopher Timmermann and Leor Roseman and Luke Williams and David Erritzoe and Charlotte Martial and Helena Cassol and Steven Laureys and David Nutt and Robin L Carhart-Harris},
  booktitle={Front. Psychol.},
  year={2018}
}
Near-death experiences (NDEs) are complex subjective experiences, which have been previously associated with the psychedelic experience and more specifically with the experience induced by the potent serotonergic, N,N-Dimethyltryptamine (DMT). Potential similarities between both subjective states have been noted previously, including the subjective feeling of transcending one's body and entering an alternative realm, perceiving and communicating with sentient 'entities' and themes related to… CONTINUE READING

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