Near-Death ExperienceswithDr Gregory Shushan
November 1, 2022
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Christine Simmonds-Moore, professor of psychology at the University of West Georgia, explored the nature and correlates of Exceptional Experiences (ExE) in a psychomanteum procedure, comparing synesthetes and non-synesthetes and the rated vividness, reality, and spatial nature of their experiences.
Louise N. King, PhD. student at the University of Northampton, aimed to record and formally compare the phenomenology of anomalous experiences in Temporal Lobe Epilepsy (TLE), employing a qualitative methodology that focuses on the phenomenology and meaning of experiences.
This presentation reports on an ongoing project analyzing a growing database of spontaneously reported self-transcendent experiences. This analysis used experiences (N = 236) that could be classified as mystical by James’ (1902) definition (e.g., transiency, ineffability, passivity, noetic quality), or involved a dramatic change in the person’s sense of self, time, or space (e.g., Stace, [...]