Bruce Greyson

(Charles) Bruce Greyson (born October 1946) is Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry and
Neurobehavioral Sciences at the University of Virginia. He is co-author of Irreducible Mind
(2007) and co-editor of The Handbook of Near-Death Experiences (2009). Greyson has written
many journal articles, and has given media interviews, on the subject of near-death experiences.
Greyson is Chester F. Carlson Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences,
and the former director of the Division of Perceptual Studies (DOPS), formerly the Division of
Personality Studies, at the University of Virginia. He is also a Professor of Psychiatric Medicine
in the Department of Psychiatric Medicine, Division of Outpatient Psychiatry, at the University
of Virginia.
Greyson is a researcher in the field of near-death studies and has been called the father of
research in near-death experiences. Greyson, along with Kenneth Ring, Michael Sabom, and
others, built on the research of Raymond Moody, Russell Noyes Jr and Elisabeth Kübler-Ross.
Greyson's scale to measure the aspects of near-death experiences has been widely used, being
cited 95 times as of early 2010. He also devised a 19-item scale to assess experience of
kundalini, the Physio-Kundalini Scale.Greyson wrote the overview of Near Death Experiences
for the Encyclopædia Britannica and was the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Near-Death
Studies (formerly Anabiosis) from 1982 through 2007. Greyson has been interviewed or
consulted many times in the press on the subject of near-death experiences.

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