Posts tagged University of Michigan
'Light At The End Of The Tunnel' Explained. The Science Behind Near Death Experiences

Many people claim to see a bright light at the end of a tunnel on their deathbeds.  Those of us with religious beliefs see this as the light of heaven; but researchers have discovered new evidence that proves otherwise, claiming these visions may be caused by Electrical surges in the brain.

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Researchers Use Electricity To Release Human Brain's Strongest Opioid Painkillers

A team of international researchers have used a form of electro stimulation called transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) to release endrogenous opioids - the human body's most powerful painkillers that are similar in strength to morphine.  

This noninvasive procedure is especially significant and rather scary, as this is an immediate natural high, which can be accessed using damp sponges on your scalp, attached to a 9-volt battery.

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