Do Ghosts Exist? Exploring the Paranormal
Are Ghosts Real? Science Says No-o-o-o
"If you believe in ghosts, you're not alone: A 2005 Gallup poll found that 37 percent of Americans believe in haunted houses, and about one-third believe in ghosts."
Ghosts are all in your mind
"When scientists wrote in a recent issue of the journal Nature that they could induce phantom effects - the sensation of being haunted by a shadowy figure - by stimulating the brain with electricity, it made perfect neurological sense."
Electrodes trigger out-of-body experience
"Stimulating brain region elicits illusion often attributed to the paranormal."
Is the brain hardwired for religion?
"As we learn more about what happens in the brain during a religious experience, is it possible that we'll ever be able to create them ourselves?"
Brain Chemicals That Cause Sleep Paralysis Discovered
"During the most dream-filled phase of sleep, our muscles become paralyzed, preventing the body from acting out what's going on in the brain."
Ask the Brains: What Is Sleep Paralysis?
"Attacks by demons, ghostly visitations and alien abductions: some people are certain they have experienced such paranormal events. In reality, many of these victims probably had an episode of sleep paralysis."
Paralyzed In Your Sleep?:
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