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Doctors map cortical areas associated with out of body experiences

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: (Published 08 November 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:962

People who survive a brush with death such as a cardiac arrest occasionally report out of body experiences. So do some patients with migraine or epilepsy. Although at the time the disembodiment seems very real, unusual activation of specific parts of the temporoparietal …

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