Research shows DMT produced in the dying brain can create a hallucinatory near-death experience akin to a psychedelic trip. Photo: Shutterstock
Research shows DMT produced in the dying brain can create a hallucinatory near-death experience akin to a psychedelic trip. Photo: Shutterstock
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What do we see when dying? How a psychedelic trip can trigger at life’s end, and why we need to be better prepared for it

  • DMT produced in the dying brain can create a hallucinatory near-death experience, studies say, a potentially transformative experience that for most is too late
  • We don’t have to wait for our life’s end or take LSD to have those feelings, Stephen Asma says – we need only pay closer attention to our dreams and imaginings

Research shows DMT produced in the dying brain can create a hallucinatory near-death experience akin to a psychedelic trip. Photo: Shutterstock
Research shows DMT produced in the dying brain can create a hallucinatory near-death experience akin to a psychedelic trip. Photo: Shutterstock
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