Leaving Body and Life Behind: Out-of-Body and Near-Death Experience

  title={Leaving Body and Life Behind: Out-of-Body and Near-Death Experience},
  author={O. Blanke and N. Faivre and S. Dieguez},
  • O. Blanke, N. Faivre, S. Dieguez
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Out-of-body experiences (OBEs) and near-death experiences (NDEs) are complex phenomena that have fascinated mankind from time immemorial. OBEs are defined as experiences in which a person seems to be awake and sees his body and the world from a disembodied location outside his physical body. Recent neurological and neuroscientific research suggests that OBEs are the result of disturbed bodily multisensory integration, primarily in right temporo-parietal cortex. NDEs are more loosely defined… CONTINUE READING
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