Near-death experiences ‘explained’: Scientists believe it’s the last gasp of a dying brain

Daily Mail – Some say they floated above their own body, others claim to have walked along a light-filled tunnel or to have been suffused with a sense of peace. But rather than being a brush with the afterlife, near-death experiences may simply be caused by an electrical storm in the dying brain. A study of the brains of critically ill men and women revealed a brief burst of activity moments before death. Read article