Life Before Life: A Scientific Investigation of Children's Memories of Previous Lives

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Piatkus, 2009 - Children - 272 pages
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Children who remember a previous life usually begin talking about it, quite spontaneously, at the age of two or three. This remarkable book builds on the ground-breaking investigations into reincarnation carried out by Professor Ian Stevenson at the University of Virginia. For the past 40 years, doctors at this major American medical centre have conducted research into your children's reports of past-life memories. In Life Before Life, psychiatrist Dr Jim B. Tucker reveals their fascinating research.
.British twins whose birthmarks and behaviour closely resembles their deceased older sisters.
.A boy in Africa who knows the names and personal details of everyone in another village without ever having been there.
.A child who dies of a gunshot in a previous life and carries a birthmark of the same size, shape and placement in this life.
This remarkable material will challenge and ultimately change your understanding about life and death.

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In 1958, a team of researchers led by psychiatrist Ian Stevenson (Univ. of Virginia) began studying especially young children who claim to remember a previous life. Over the last 40 years, that team ... Read full review

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Wow, what an amazing book. The extensive and very scientific research done in finding the thousands of extraordinary cases discussed in this book really opened my eyes to the very real possibility of reincarnation. I may buy this book. Read full review

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Dr. Tucker is Assistant Professor of Psychiatric Medicine at the University of Virginia Health System, and in addition to conducting research, he serves as medical director of the Child & Family Psychiatry Clinic. He lives in Charlottesville with his wife and daughter.

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