A cross-cultural study of beliefs in out-of-the-body experiences, waking and sleeping

Journal of the Society for Psychical Research Vol/Iss. 49 Published In Pages: 697-741
By Sheils, Dean


Cross-culturally, there is a tendency to believe that out-of-body-experiences occur and that sleep is a primary condition for out of body experiences (728-30).


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Comparison of percentagesSupportedUNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Out-of-body ExperiencesDependentEcstatic Religious Practices