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The Science of Near Death Experiences

21/Jan/2015 MGH Neurologist, Brian Edlow, MD, is the lead researcher on a team exploring coma and consciousness. His take on near death experiences are that they are most likely the result of neurological phenomena in the brain as the brain is dying. But, Dr. Edlow admits that there is very little science to explain what so many have described. Watch the full Chronicle segment, "The Science of Near Death Experiences,"  here.