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What is a Near-Death Experience?

A near-death experience (NDE) is a deep personal encounter linked to death or approaching death, according to academics. Detachment from the body, emotions of levitation, utter tranquilly, security, warmth, the experience of absolute disintegration, and the presence of a light are all possible sensations when such experiences are pleasant. When such experiences are unfavourable, they can entail feelings of agony and distress. NDEs have a wide range of explanations, from scientific to religious. While certain transcendental and religious views about the hereafter include descriptions comparable to NDEs, neuroscience research hypothesises that an NDE is a subjective perception arising from “disturbed body multisensory integration” that occurs during life-threatening circumstances.


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