The out-of body experience: precipitating factors and neural correlates.

@article{Bnning2005TheOB,
  title={The out-of body experience: precipitating factors and neural correlates.},
  author={Silvia B{\"u}nning and Olaf Blanke},
  journal={Progress in brain research},
  year={2005},
  volume={150},
  pages={331-50}
}
Out-of-body experiences (OBEs) are defined as experiences in which a person seems to be awake and sees his body and the world from a location outside his physical body. More precisely, they can be defined by the presence of the following three phenomenological characteristics: (i) disembodiment (location of the self outside one's body); (ii) the impression of seeing the world from an elevated and distanced visuo-spatial perspective (extracorporeal, but egocentric visuo-spatial perspective); and… CONTINUE READING

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