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M.A. Clinical Psychology, University of Cape Town, South Africa
This work presents a historical analysis of death announcements ( N = 1,443) posted in the New York Times between 1912 and 2002. Announcements were coded according to two main categories: the genre of the announcement and the presence of emotion words. Four distinct main genres emerged: death notices, memorials, recognition postings by organization...
Near-death experiences are a pan-human phenomenon involving conscious imaginal experience in temporal proximity to (perceived) physical death. This essay reviews two popular theories on their neurobiological underpinnings. These are the DMT-Pineal hypothesis, and the fight-or-flight REM-intrusion model of Kevin Nelson. After reviewing the evidence...