Friday, August 24, 2007

Interesting read

Scientists Induce Out-of-Body Sensation - New York Times


The research provides a physical explanation for phenomena usually ascribed to other-worldly influences, said Peter Brugger, a neurologist at University Hospital in Zurich,

2 comments:

JuneBug said...

Dr. Ehrsson ...touches the participant's chest with a stick.... participant doesn't smack him..... ((I would smack him)).... the thing that got me is HOW did the manniquin get the participants clothes on?

But seriously. I am jumping to a hypothesis here and wonder if this is an ancient hunting instinct to empathize with the animal being hunted. Either that or its just from years of watching television. I scream when something happens to someone suddenly on the big screen. I can't watch movies like SAW. creepyscary

gwadzilla said...

I need to read more about this

and

I need to see Altered States again

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0080360/