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    DEATH during MRI Scans: What do the Scans show?

    Hi, Guys! Hey, thanks very much for all your interesting replies. It does seem the thread went off in some interesting directions, though! : ) Here is what I'm basically asking or at least trying to get a little more insight and opinions on. You know those studies Parnia did? Those AWARE...
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    DEATH during MRI Scans: What do the Scans show?

    Hello, everyone. I'm a frequent reader of these forums and post once in a while. But I'm in no way (not even close) to you guys in terms of my knowledge of all this stuff. So I apologize if my question seems "off-the-wall" or anything. But this is something I've always wondered about. OK. It's...
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    New Study: Brain Activity At The Moment of Death

    Any comments on this new study and what it means for NDE research?? This is from Neuroskeptic. Brain Activity At The Moment of Death By Neuroskeptic | March 3, 2017 2:48 pm What happens in the brain when we die? Canadian researchers Loretta Norton and colleagues of the University of Western...
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    The Lessons of Out-of-Body Experiences--NEW WSJ Article

    Any Comments? Seems the author has already made up his mind on what these experiences are. The Lessons of Out-of-Body Experiences Powerful, unnerving hallucinations show there’s something malleable about the way our brains construct our sense of self ENLARGE Modern neuroscientists call the...
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    Peter Tse on the Neural Basis for Free Will

    Also, have you seen the new 2014 study that Jeff Miller and Wolf Schwartz just came out with? The study not only relates to studies like Libet, it also relates to the famous John Dylan Haynes MRI study in 2008. Here, take a look...
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    Peter Tse on the Neural Basis for Free Will

    Have you taken a look at the recent Templeton Foundation "Big Questions in Free Will" Project? It was quite a cool, multi-disciplinary project that just concluded at the end of last year. http://www.freewillandscience.com/ The project site contains lots of good information, article links...
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    Peter Tse on the Neural Basis for Free Will

    Another area where Peter Tse has done interesting work is a study his team did on Libet's "Readiness Potential." For many years, Libet's work was used to deny Free Will. Yet in recent years, the evidence is growing that Libet's work was wrongfully interpreted by legions of Neuroscientists and...
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    Peter Tse on the Neural Basis for Free Will

    Peter Tse has some of the most interesting things to say on the Free Will issue that I've heard in a very long time. He's really worth listening to. In fact, I think he would make an absolutely OUTSTANDING person for Alex to interview here. Here are is an interesting link about Tse, his...
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    Community Suggestion Box

    Hello, Alex! Below is a message I left recently on another part of this site. Mr. Ian Gordon was kind enough to refer me here. I have a question. Have you ever considered getting Neuroscientist Peter Tse as an interview guest on your program? Are you familiar with him? I think he would be an...
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    New Skeptiko Website

    Thank you, Ian. I will go there and post my message.
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    New Skeptiko Website

    Hello, Alex! Although I've been a longtime reader and enjoyer of this site, this is my very first posting. Can you give me some assistance? Is there a part of your site where people can recommend guests for future shows or interviews? I've tried to find this area but have been unsuccessful. I...
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