Dying to know the truth: visions of a dying brain, or false memories?

  title={Dying to know the truth: visions of a dying brain, or false memories?},
  author={C. French},
  journal={The Lancet},
  • C. French
  • Published 2001
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • The nature of mind-brain relationships and the possibility of life-after-death are some of the most profound issues relating to mankind's place in the universe. The report in today's Lancet by Pim van Lommel and colleagues of near-death experiences (NDEs) in survivors of a cardiac arrest provides intriguing data that are relevant to these issues. Theirs is the second prospective study of this type, the first being a smaller-scale study done in Southampton by Parnia and colleagues. 
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