The Out of Body Experience Near Death. UC San Diego, COGS 175 Final Presentation, Group 14 Yasmin Ghochani Gayatri Boddupalli Rosa Sonia Miguel Sayaka Uchida. Presentation Outline. What is a NDE? What is an OBE? Neural Correlates of OBE? How does OBE relate to NDE?.
UC San Diego, COGS 175 Final Presentation, Group 14
Rosa Sonia Miguel
We hypothesize that…
“Suddenly it was as if he saw himself in the bed in front of him. He felt as if he were at the other end of the room,…” (Blanke and Arzy, 2005)
Implication of the TPJ in all patients
OBE can be induced by electrical stimulation of the TPJ (2002)
75% of patients had right hemi-spheric brain Damage
Induced by electrical stimulation at the right TPJ
*Groth- Marnat and Summers
Different study found higher divorce rate in those who had a NDE, 65%, vs. those who had a “life changing event,”19% (Christian).
A shared NDE but not a shared OBE.
How Can We Explain Shared NDES?