A recent study by NYU Grossman School of Medicine reveals that one out of five individuals who undergo cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) following cardiac arrest report lucid experiences of death while they were seemingly unconscious and close to death. These experiences include a sense of detachment from the body, painless observation of events, and a profound evaluation of life, including their actions, thoughts, and intentions towards others. The study finds that these experiences of death are distinct from hallucinations, delusions, illusions, dreams, or consciousness induced by CPR.
The study also observed brain activity linked to the phenomenon, such as spikes in . . .