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- n. An experience where one feels outside of one’s body.
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- n. the dissociative experience of observing yourself from an external perspective as though your mind or soul had left and was observing your body
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Sometimes it was an out-of-body experience and she was actually looking down upon her younger self climbing the old staircase of the hospital, lingering at the stained-glass window at the landing, walking through the darkened hallway on the third ï¬oor, then opening the door to ï¬nd her mother at the window.
Psychical researcher William Roll described his out-of-body experience in a moonlit room.4 Roll floated out of his body and found himself in a part of the room where moonlight cast shadows on the floor; he memorized the location of the shadows in relationship to the carpet pattern, returned to his body, got out of bed and examined the carpet.