out-of-body


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out-of-body

(out′əv-bŏd′ē)
adj.
Of or marked by the psychological sensation of perceiving oneself from an external perspective, as though the mind or soul has separated from and is observing the body: convinced she had an out-of-body experience while undergoing surgery.
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My sister Emma also had an out-of-body experience as she felt her whole body becoming so light, it felt like it was lifted off the ground.
Following the TV host's statement, some sources are now reporting that Ramez's show organizers are reluctant to go ahead with the out-of-body experience idea, in fear of one of the celebrities having a heart attack or being accused of disrespecting the sanctity of a cemetery.
Saey, a lover of science fiction herself, calls it "cancer as parasite" or--as one researcher put it--extreme out-of-body metastasis.
In a new study from Sweden's Karolinska Institutet, neuroscientists created an out-of-body illusion in participants placed inside a brain scanner.
In this sequel, Schulhauser describes his most recent exploits with Albert who appeared one night to guide him on a series of out-of-body adventures to explore a dazzling white city on the Spirit Side, other planets in the galaxy with intriguing life forms, and some of the far-flung regions of our planet that suffer from human abuse.
It feels very surreal, like an out-of-body experience, like I'm back here (indicating behind him) watching this going on, that it's not really happening.
Almost half of people who survived resuscitation for cardiac arrest had some memory from during the experience despite being deemed clinically unconscious at the time, according to a new study that looked a near-death and out-of-body experiences.
My out-of-body experiences began when I was a little girl: I could travel outside of my body to other planets and universes," the Human Barbie told the (http://www.
Zalka, a Hungarian storyteller and author, collects 55 folktales from around the world about supernatural abilities like superhuman strength, invulnerability, flying, heightened senses, speed, invisibility, healing, agility, precognition, out-of-body experiences, telepathy, telekinesis, fire manipulation, water powers, teleportation, and shifting.
It was almost like an out-of-body experience,'' Martindale told Presley fans who came to Graceland on Wednesday to celebrate the late icon's 79th birthday.
Washington, October 17 ( ANI ): Lupita Nyong'o has revealed that acting in '12 Years a Slave' was "an out-of-body experience".
Ellison (1988) suggested that a sensation of floating experienced prior to sleep could be related to out-of-body experiences (OBEs), in which a person experiences a sensation of "floating" out of body while progressively relaxing.