Psychic Phenomena Following Near-Death Experiences : An Australian Study

  title={Psychic Phenomena Following Near-Death Experiences : An Australian Study},
  author={Ian Stevenson},
This s tudy examines the incidence of reports of psychic phenomena and associated beliefs both before and after the near -dea th experience (NDE). The near -dea th exper iencers in terv iewed repor ted no more psychic phenomena before the NDE than the genera l populat ion. There was a stat ist ica l ly s ignif icant increase following the NDE in the incidence of 14 of 15 i tems examined. The near-death experience (NDE) occurs when a person is on the brink of death, or in some cases actually… Expand

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