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Seeing Myself: The New Science of Out-of-body Experiences

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Essential reading for anyone seeking to understand their own mind and to find a spiritual path that is compatible with science

As an impressionable young student, Susan Blackmore had an intense, dramatic and life-changing experience, seeming to leave her body and travel the world. With no rational explanation for her out-of-body experience (OBE) she turned to astral pr

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Kindle Edition, 368 pages
Published July 6th 2017 by Robinson (first published July 2017)
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Nick Imrie
Nov 27, 2019 rated it really liked it
Remember Pam Reynolds from Life After Death, Powerful Evidence You Will Never Die? She had a near death experience when her brain was flatlined, as proven by EEG. It turns out that on closer inspection of her testimony, everything she remembered from out of her body occurred after anaesthesia but before she was clinically dead. This isn't the water-tight proof of life after death that believers were hoping for.
There was another good story in one of the NDE books about a woman who, during her NDE
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Oct 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Hauskasti kirjoitettu ja perinpohjainen kirja kehostapoistumiskokemuksesta. Henkilökohtaiset kokemukset ja anekdootit tekevät tästä todella kiinnostavan. Toisaalta välillä uppoudutaan hiukan liian syvälle pseudotieteellisten teorioiden pohdiskeluun. Pohjimmiltaan tämä on kuitenkin hyvin tieteellinen näkemys ilmiöön ja siteeraa uusinta tutkimusta.
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I was worried at first that this was going to be some paranormal occultist bullsh*t fake science, but it was actually really good and systematic in its onlook on body schema and consciousness.
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Susan Jane Blackmore is a freelance writer, lecturer and broadcaster, and a Visiting Professor at the University of Plymouth. She has a degree in psychology and physiology from Oxford University (1973) and a PhD in parapsychology from the University of Surrey (1980). Her research interests include memes, evolutionary theory, consciousness, and meditation. She practices Zen and campaigns for drug l ...more

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