- Death and Dying
- "Floating" in Near-Death Experiences (CNN News)
"At that point, Geraghty says, her body died. She remembers watching the scene unfold -- as if from above."
" 'I floated right out of my body. My body was here, and I just floated away. I looked back at it once, and it was there.' "
"Geraghty says she saw deceased loved ones, her mother and her ex-husband." 10-09
- Study: Life After Death (Time.com)
"Is there life after death? Theologians can debate all they want, but radiation oncologist Dr. Jeffrey Long argues that if you look at the scientific evidence, the answer is unequivocally yes. Drawing on a decade's worth of research on near-death experiences — work that includes cataloguing the stories of some 1,600 people who have gone through them — he makes the case for that controversial conclusion in a new book, Evidence of the Afterlife. Medicine, Long says, cannot account for the consistencies in the accounts reported by people all over the world." 01-10
- Study: What Is the Death Experience? (MSNBC News)
"Many reports of near-death experiences sound the same: a welcoming white light and a replay of memories. But now scientists aim to study what really happens to the brain and consciousness when someone is on the verge of dying."
"The AWARE researchers want to find out what happens to the brain when a person's body has started to shut down, whether it is possible for people to see and hear during cardiac arrest, and what's going on during out of body experiences." 05-08