Peter Fenwick is an eminent neuropsychiatrist, academic and expert on disorders of the brain. His most compelling and provocative research has been into the end of life phenomena, including near-death experiences and deathbed visions of the dying person, as well as the experiences of hospice and palliative care workers and relatives of dying people. Dr. Fenwick believes that consciousness may be independent of the brain and so able to survive the death of the brain, a theory which has divided the scientific community.
In the first half of the program, Ian Punnett welcomed neuropsychiatrist and world renowned expert on end of life phenomena, Dr. Peter Fenwick (email). Fenwick spoke about premonitions of death. Open Lines followed. ... More »Host: Ian Punnett
Ian spoke with neuropsychiatrist Dr. Peter Fenwick (firstname.lastname@example.org) about his work, The Art of Dying, which examines death and the dying process.According to Fenwick, the dying receive visitations from deceased loved ones within the last two weeks of life. This experience is common among those who believe in afterlife experiences and those who do not, he said. As evidence, Fenwick... More »Host: Ian Punnett