The incidence and determinants of visual phenomenology during out-of-body experiences

@article{Terhune2009TheIA,
  title={The incidence and determinants of visual phenomenology during out-of-body experiences},
  author={Devin B. Terhune},
  journal={Cortex},
  year={2009},
  volume={45},
  pages={236-242}
}
  • D. Terhune
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Cortex
The visual content of out-of-body experiences (OBEs) has received little attention but a number of theories of OBEs include implicit predictions regarding the determinants of this phenomenological feature. Hypnagogic imagery and unusual sleep experiences, weak synaesthesia and preference for employing object and spatial visual imagic cognitive styles were psychometrically measured along with the incidence of self-reported OBEs and the absence or presence of visual content therein, in a sample… Expand
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