A near-death experience (NDE) is a profound personal experience associated with taking the death journey and returning back at life, usually during a period of being close to or declared clinically dead. Such experiences may encompass a variety of sensations including detachment from the body, feelings of levitation, serenity, security, warmth, and love, the ability to look down at your loved ones from above, and the presence of a light, though some also report negative, painful, or fearful experiences. Explanations for NDEs vary from the scientific to the religious and the spiritual.
Thousands of people have had near-death experiences, but scientists have argued that they are impossible. Dr. Eben Alexander was one of those scientists. A highly trained neurosurgeon, Alexander knew that NDEs feel real, but are simply fantasies produced by brains under extreme stress. Then, Dr.
This video was part of a recorded interview of Dr. Eben Alexander, author of the best-selling book, "Proof of Heaven." Results of the interview first appeared, in print form, in the Winter 2015 issue of "Quest Magazine" under the title "Beyond the Brain." 4 of 6.