SCIENTIFIC EXPLANATIONS OF NEAR DEATH EXPERIENCES

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THE SCIENTIFIC EXPLANATIONS OF NDE'S:

Anaesthetic drugs:

These are known to have unusual effects on patients, and some claim that they explain near-death experiences.This seems an unlikely explanation, since drug induced experiences would be random in the effects, whereas the NDE is quite structured.

ANOXIA/ HYPOXIA

Stalling the brain of oxygen can produce altered states of consciousness, and so perhaps explain the nde. this seems an unlikely explanation, hypoxia confuses the dying brain; the nde does not. The effects of inducing oxygen starvation can be induced through putting pilots in cetrifuge. For example, which swings them round and tests their ability to deal with loss of blood to the head during fast manoeuvres, but the effects of the centrifuge are not like…

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