Out-of-body experience recreated – Prof. Olaf Blanke (LNCO Lab) & Prof. Henrik Ehrsson (Ehrsson Lab)

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“Experts have found a way to trigger an out-of-body experience in volunteers.

The experiments, described in the Science journal, offer a scientific explanation for a phenomenon experienced by one in 10 people.

Two teams used virtual reality goggles to con the brain into thinking the body was located elsewhere.”

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BBC News report – “Out-of-body experience recreated” –

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/6960612.stm

More info:

Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience – http://lnco.epfl.ch/

Ehrsson Lab – http://www.ehrssonlab.se