The Phenomenology of the Self-Conscious Mind

@article{Mays2008ThePO,
  title={The Phenomenology of the Self-Conscious Mind},
  author={Robert G. Mays and Suzanne B. Mays},
  journal={Journal of Near-Death Studies},
  year={2008},
  volume={27},
  pages={5-45}
}
Article exploring the phenomenon of a near-death experiencer's veridical perceptions during the out-of-body experience (OBE), which strongly suggests the existence of a self-conscious mind as a "field of consciousness," a region of space where a person's consciousness exists. 
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