The headline above comes from an August 12 CBS News report (http://is.gd/53gSTe), which continued:
“The brain remains conscious after the heart stops beating, according to University of Michigan researchers. It may even function higher in the moments immediately following cardiac arrest than it does when the body is in a normal state.
The finding supports the shared experience of nearly 20 percent of people who have survived cardiac arrest. These survivors report having internal visions and heightened perception, known as near-death experiences, but the scientific reality of the experience has long been debated. [Read more…] about Near-death experiences aren’t figment of imagination, says study