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Why We See The White Light Near Death

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Published on Aug 17, 2013

No one truly knows what happens when we die, but chances are you've heard about the 'white light' that people sometimes see when they've had a near death experience. So is that evidence of an afterlife, or is something else goin' on? Laci explains.

Read More:
Surge of neurophysiological coherence and connectivity in the dying brain
http://www.pnas.org/content/early/201...
"The brain is assumed to be hypoactive during cardiac arrest."

Electrical signatures of consciousness in the dying brain
http://www.uofmhealth.org/news/archiv...
"A University of Michigan animal study shows high electrical activity in the brain after clinical death."

How Near-death Experiences Work
http://science.howstuffworks.com/scie...
"Science cannot ultimately explain why some people have near-death experiences. That's not to say that current scientific explanations are incorrect, but NDEs are complex, subjective and emotionally charged."

'Near death' has biological basis
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/489...
"Near death experiences appear to have a biological explanation, research suggests."

Understanding How the Brain Works to Provide Spatial Awareness
http://voices.yahoo.com/understanding...
"Have you ever wondered where humans get their sense of direction? Some of us would say it is a learned process and we are are taught this, while others would say that is instinct and an ancient survival mechanism."

Has science explained life after death?
http://science.howstuffworks.com/scie...
"In 1991, Atlanta, Ga. resident Pam Reynolds had a near-death experience (NDE). Reynolds underwent surgery for a brain aneurysm, and the procedure required doctors to drain all the blood from her brain."

Near-Death Experiences May Not Be Evidence Of An Afterlife, Rather A Surge In Brain Activity
http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2013/...
"Near-death experiences (NDEs) have been described by many as proof of the afterlife - intense white light, hallucinations of dead loved ones talking to them, angels and so on. Now, a slightly less romantic but more scientifically sound explanation has emerged - the brain experiences a surge of activity shortly before death."

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3wx4B0...
What Is Dead?:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vEuh6t...
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4_G4eh...

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