Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Out-of-Body Experiences

Have you ever wondered about so-called out-of-body experiences? Researchers have succeeded in creating a type of out-of-body illusionary experience. They were able to achieve this by showing participants videos of themselves from an unusual perspective accompanied by tactile stimulation. Out-of-body sensations sometimes occur when brain function is altered, for example through use of drugs or due to a stroke or seizure.

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