david l burkhead (
12 Jul 1996 14:06:24 GMT

In article <> Paul Smith <> writes:

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>I think the researcher you're refering to is Dr. Susan Blackmore, a psychologist now at
>the University of the West of England at Bristol. She had an out-of-body experience
>while an undergraduate at Oxford and remembered details that later turned out to be
>wrong, which must have put her on a skeptical train of thought. She often writes for the
>New Scientist, which has a web site at

That's the one! Her work was one of the many things that I came
across during the phase where I went from being a "true believer" in a
lot of pseudoscientific claptrap to my current position of wanting to
see _some_ evidence that doesn't evaporate on closer examination
before I'll accept a "new" hypothesis over standard models.

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