The Afterlife Experiments: Breakthrough Scientific Evidence of Life After Death

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Simon and Schuster, Mar 13, 2002 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 400 pages
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An esteemed scientist's personal journey from skepticism to wonder and awe provides astonishing answers to a timeless question: Is there life after death?
Are love and life eternal? This exciting account presents provocative evidence that could upset everything that science has ever taught. Daring to risk his worldwide academic reputation, Dr. Gary E. Schwartz, along with his research partner Dr. Linda Russek, asked some of the most prominent mediums in America -- including John Edward, Suzane Northrup, and George Anderson -- to become part of a series of extraordinary experiments to prove, or disprove, the existence of an afterlife.
THE AFTERLIFE EXPERIMENTS
This riveting narrative, with its electrifying transcripts, puts the reader on the scene of a breakthrough scientific achievement: contact with the beyond under controlled laboratory conditions. In stringently monitored experiments, leading mediums attempted to contact dead friends and relatives of "sitters" who were masked from view and never spoke, depriving the mediums of any cues. The messages that came through stunned sitters and researchers alike.
Here, as they unfolded in the laboratory setting, are uncanny revelations about a son's suicide, what a deceased father wanted to say about his last days in a coma, the transformation of a man's lifelong doubts about the afterlife, and, most amazing of all, a forecast of a beloved spouse's death. Dr. Schwartz was forced by the overwhelmingly positive data to abandon his skepticism, reaching some startling conclusions.
Compelling from the first page to the last, The Afterlife Experiments is the amazing documentation of groundbreaking experiments you will never forget.
 

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Loved it... going to find more. Lodgic is important as well as family. Most of all love...

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The book is pure pseudo-science, a feel-good tale on delusions of grandeur that self-righteously declares itself to be a scientific breakthrough. After reading this book, why Schwartz is not respected by any academics or scientists, nor even by the fellow members in his department at the University of Arizona, (where he now finds solace after being laughed out of Yale and Harvard), becomes immediately evident. 

Contents

Are Life and Love Eternal?
YoU DONT FIND A MISSIONA MIssIoN FINDs
The Journey Begins
Bringing Soul Science into the University
Five Words That Changed My Life
THE HBO DREAMTEAM EXPERIMENT
What a Difference a Dinner Can Make
The Patricia Readings
Is There Such a Thing as Precognition?
THE CANYoN RANcH TOTALLY SILENT SITTER EXPERIMENT
What if the Sitters Speak?
An Unexpected Visitor
DISCOVERING THE LARGER REALITY
The Campbell White Crow Readings
Looking Forward and Outward
Integrating Science and Spirituality

The Ronnie Readings
A Case of Precognition?
HBO Results
THE MIRAvAL SILENTSITTER EXPERIMENT
Seeking a New Design
The Christopher Readings
The Revealing Pat Price Readings
The Energy Is Love
Journal Article on Accuracy
Journal Article on Accuracy
Journal Article on the Campbell
Acknowledgments
The Contributors The Research Mediums
Copyright

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Gary E. Schwartz, Ph.D., is a professor of psychology, medicine, neurology, psychiatry, and surgery at the University of Arizona and director of its Laboratory for Advances in Consciousness and Health. After receiving his doctorate from Harvard University, he served as professor of psychology and psychiatry at Yale University, director of the Yale Psychophysiology Center, and co-director of the Yale Behavioral Medicine Clinic, before moving to Arizona in 1988. He has published more than four hundred scientific papers and coedited eleven academic books. He is the author of The Afterlife Experiments and The Truth About Medium and coauthor of The Living Energy Universe.

William L. Simon is a screen and television writer and bestselling author.

Deepak Chopra, MD, has gained worldwide acclaim as a teacher and writer in fields as diverse as mind-body medicine, Ayurveda, the nature of God, and the path to success. Time magazine called him one of the 100 icons of the twentieth century, “the poet-prophet of alternative medicine.” The author of more than sixty-four books translated into over eighty-five languages, including nineteen New York Times bestsellers, Dr. Chopra has sold more than twenty million copies of his books worldwide. He is the founder of the Chopra Center in Carlsbad, California.

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