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Fondation de Recherche sur les Expériences de Mort Imminente / NEAR DEATH EXPERIENCE RESEARCH FOUNDATION (NDERF)

Fondation de Recherche sur les Expériences de Mort Imminente / NEAR DEATH EXPERIENCE RESEARCH FOUNDATION (NDERF)

The Lancet: Near-death experience in survivors of cardiac arrest Pim van Lommel, Ruud van Wees, Vincent Meyers, Ingrid Elfferich Division of Cardiology, Hospital Rijnstate, Arnhem, Netherlands (P van Lommel MD); Tilburg, Netherlands (R van Wees PhD); Nijmegen, Netherlands (V Meyers PhD); and Capelle a/d Ijssel, Netherlands (I Elfferich PhD) Correspondence to: Dr Pim van Lommel, Division of Cardiology, Hospital Rijnstate, PO Box 9555, 6800 TA Arnhem, Netherlands (e-mail:pimvanlommel@wanadoo.nl) Summary Introduction Methods Results Discussion References Background Some people report a near-death experience (NDE) after a life-threatening crisis. Methods In a prospective study, we included 344 consecutive cardiac patients who were successfully resuscitated after cardiac arrest in ten Dutch hospitals. Findings 62 patients (18%) reported NDE, of whom 41 (12%) described a core experience. Interpretation We do not know why so few cardiac patients report NDE after CPR, although age plays a part. Lancet 2001; 358: 2039-45 See Commentary

Scientific Evidence Supporting Near-Death Experiences and the Afterlife According to Wikipedia.org, "psychometry" is a psychic ability in which the user is able to relate details about the past condition of an object or area, usually by being in close contact with it. The user could allegedly, for example, give police precise details about a murder or other violent crime if they were at the crime scene or were holding the weapon used. About.com's Paranormal Phenomena website lists information about several of the most convincing psychometrists. Stefan Ossowiecki, a Russian-born psychic, is one of the most famous psychometrists. In later experiments, Ossowiecki performed remarkable psychometric feats with archeological objects - a kind of psychic archeology. Ossowiecki described his visions as being like a motion picture that he could watch, pause, rewind and fast-forward - like a videotape or DVD.

Expériences de mort imminente (Les) Yves Bertrand a soutenu sa thèse de doctorat en sciences des religions en août 1997 à l’Université du Québec à Montréal sur le thème : « Le chant du signe : expériences de mort imminente et voie mystique occidentale ». Il nous propose une approche originale des NDE (Near Death Experiences) et de leur empreinte sous un titre significatif. Il est aussi l'auteur de Expériences de mort imminente en quatre tomes.Quoique Raymond Moody ait affirmé dans son premier livre, La vie après la vie, que son but n’était pas de prouver la survie de la conscience après la mort, il a néanmoins (ré) ouvert le champ d’un vaste questionnement métaphysique. Ce qu’il y avait alors de nouveau résidait beaucoup moins dans la «découverte» de l’étonnante vitalité de la psyché alors même que l’organisme physique s’affaisse (1), que dans le changement du statut épistémologique de l’expérience de la mort imminente elle-même. Les données du problème [...] 1. 2. La question de la preuve [...] NOTES 1.

Veridical OBE Perceptions in a "Standstill" Operation Research News Neuroscience researcherDr. Mario Beauregard and colleagues recently reported a 2008 case of veridical (real, verified) perceptions in a patient undergoing a deep hypothermic cardiocirculatory arrest or "standstill" operation similar to Pam Reynolds' operation in 1991. The 31-year-old patient J.S. underwent emergency surgical correction of an aortic dissection. She did not see or talk to members of the surgical team. University of Montreal researchers Mario Beauregard, Évelyne Landry St-Pierre, Gabrielle Rayburn and Philippe Demers recently published a letter to the editor in the journal Resuscitation, reporting a retrospective study at Hôpital Sacré-Coeur, a research hospital affiliated with the university, of cases of deep hypothermic cardiocirculatory arrest from 2005-2011. One case is particularly noteworthy. Book by Mario Beauregard and Denyse O'Leary: The Spiritual Brain: A Neuroscientist's Case for the Existence of the Soul Interview with Mario Beauregard. Reference:

Physics and the Immortality of the Soul | Cosmic Variance [Cross-posted at Scientific American Blogs. Thanks to Bora Z. for the invitation.] The topic of “Life after death” raises disreputable connotations of past-life regression and haunted houses, but there are a large number of people in the world who believe in some form of persistence of the individual soul after life ends. Clearly this is an important question, one of the most important ones we can possibly think of in terms of relevance to human life. Adam Frank thinks that science has nothing to say about it. Adam claims that “simply is no controlled, experimental[ly] verifiable information” regarding life after death. Obviously this is completely crazy. We also know better for life after death, although people are much more reluctant to admit it. Everything we know about quantum field theory (QFT) says that there aren’t any sensible answers to these questions. But let’s say you do that. $latex igamma^mu partial_mu psi_e – m psi_e = iegamma^mu A_mu psi_e – gamma^muomega_mu psi_e

2 : Science et Spiritualité À la recherche de Dieu dans le cerveau : le Dr. Mario Beauregard, neuroscientifique canadien Welcome, esteemed viewers to today’s Science an Spirituality featuring Dr. Mario Beauregard an associate research professor in the departments of psychology and neuroscience at the University of Montreal in Canada. Dr. Beauregard is known for the 2008 book “The Spiritual Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Case for the Existence of the Soul,” which he co-authored with journalist Denyse O’Leary. Dr.

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