Well, a new study suggests that our brains still continue to work after our body shows no signs of life.
"These are not return-from-death experiences", Kevin Nelson, a neurologist at the University of Kentucky, said at a conference, reported National Geographic.
These accounts were then verified by the medical and nursing staff who were present at the time.
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The blood supply to the brain immediately cut off as soon as the heart stops beating and this will be the official time of death of a person.
The cerebral cortex of the brain, known as the thinking part, additionally backs off, then flatlines - no visible brainwaves on the electric screen - within two to 20 seconds.
This sparks a chain reaction of cellular processes that will result in the death of brain cells.
Some attribute this after-death or near-death experience not to a true awareness but to a surge of activity in the brain that comes from a lack of oxygen, called hypoxia.
In the new research, NYU physician Sam Parnia said that after the patients were resuscitated, they were able to accurately recount conversations that had occurred after their hearts had stopped and describe conditions that existed around them during that period.
In the movie, a group of students take turns giving themselves a cardiac arrest to see what happens after their hearts stop.
But brain cell death is still happening, just at a slightly slower rate, he said.
Some of those studied revealed that they had awareness of full conversations and seeing things that were going on around them, even after they were pronounced dead.
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