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The phantom leaf effect and its implications for near-death and out-of-body experiences


The phantom leaf effect seen in Kirlian photography may help researchers better understand near-death and out-of-body experience. While the process responsible for the phantom leaf effect is unknown, variations of Rupert Sheldrake's morphogenetic field theory offer three explanations for this phenomenon. Each of these variations has different implications for near-death and out-of-body experiences.

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Pace, J.C., Drumm, D.L. The phantom leaf effect and its implications for near-death and out-of-body experiences. J Near-Death Stud 10, 233–240 (1992).

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