What Really Happens as We Die?

Near-death experiences suggest the brain keeps going after the heart stops, and death is not so absolute

Robert Roy Britt
4 min readApr 7, 2022

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People who’ve been to the brink of death and back often describe an inexplicable state of heightened consciousness and awareness involving similar mental flashbacks and out-of-body experiences. While science can’t explain what’s going on…

Robert Roy Britt

Editor of Wise & Well, independent health and wellness journalist, author of Make Sleep Your Superpower.