Near-death Experiences in Childhood.
I am currently reading Consciousness Beyond Life, The Science of the Near-Death Experience by Pim van Lommel M.D. My full review will follow once I finish it but the chapter on children and near-death experiences (NDEs) led me to look up one of the papers mentioned in the book. The first systematic study of NDE’s…
Near death experiences and a change in worldview
Hans Zingmark (a pulmonologist) and Anetth Granberg-Axell (a retired physician) wanted to examine the worldview-altering impact of near-death experiences (NDEs) amongst a group of survivors of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) in Sweden. Suspending their judgements on whether NDEs are veridical, they wanted to study these reports from a phenomenological perspective. That is, they felt that…
Video: The near-death experience of Nancy Rynes.
Nancy Rynes was a science writer and professed agnostic until she had a Near Death Experience following a cycling accident. In this interview, she discusses her accident, the NDE experience and the subsequent integration of those experiences into her worldview. Her story contains many elements common to the NDE including a life review and a…
Video: is life after death possible?
Sam Parina is an associate professor of medicine at the NYU Langone Medical Centre who as well as conducting research into cardiopulmonary resuscitation, is known for his work on near death experiences and investigations into the nature of consciousness.