samzenpus from the go-into-the-light dept.
Zothecula writes "New research demonstrates that triggering an out-of-body experience (OBE) could be as simple as getting a person to watch a video of themselves with their heartbeat projected onto it. According to the study, it's easy to trick the mind into thinking it belongs to an external body and manipulate a person's self-consciousness by externalizing the body's internal rhythms. The findings could lead to new treatments for people with perceptual disorders such as anorexia and could also help dieters too."
GREAT MOMENTS IN HISTORY (#7): April 2, 1751
Issac Newton becomes discouraged when he falls up a flight of stairs.