Run toward the light… no, wait, come back!
No one knows for sure what happens after death, but researchers have been working to solve the question of what humans experience when they’re dying.
What do the majority of people see when they’re about to die? What do they feel?
Charlotte Martial, PhD, neuropsychologist at the University of Liège and University Hospital of Liège, Belgium, and her team analyzed the written accounts of near-death experiences from 154 people, publishing the results in Frontiers of Neuroscience. It’s the first rigorous study of this phenomena, Dr. Martial told ScienceDaily.
As it turns out, there are four major events common to these close calls.
Sharing the last days and moments of someone you love can be confronting and scary, but also fulfilling and healing.
Experts in end-of-life care share their advice on how to support loved ones on their final journey.