Saturday, May 5, 2012

Near-Death, revisited

Recently biologist Pz Myers criticize an article written by Mario Beauregard who discussed the science on out of body experiences. Biologist Pz Myers had this to say This new anecdote is more of the same. The patient is comatose and with no heart rhythm when brought into the hospital; over a week later, he claims to recognize a particular nurse as having been present during his crisis, and mentions that she put his dentures in a drawer. I am underwhelmed. I must introduce Beauregard to two very common terms that are well understood in the neuroscience community... At the Daily Grail Greg Taylor mentions the fact that it wasn't a female nurse but in fact a male nurse. That biologist Pz Myers obviously didn't bother looking at the original documents of the case. Here is the link to Dr. Mario Beauregard rebuttal to biologist Pz Myers criticism of his article that was published in salon.

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