This page contains a list of my publications in the fields of frontier areas of biology, near-death states and psychical research.

Some of these papers were published in the Journal of Scientific Exploration, the Journal of Near-Death Studies, and the Journal of the Society for
Psychical Research. I am thankful to the editors of these journals for their permission to provide them as a free pdf-download at the bottom of this page.




 List of Publications


 Books:

         Nahm M (2012). Wenn die Dunkelheit ein Ende findet. Terminale Geistesklarheit und andere Phänomene in Todesnähe. Amerang: Crotona; 286 pp.

         Nahm M (2007). Evolution und Parapsychologie. Norderstedt: Books on Demand; 400 pp.


  Articles + Book Chapters:

Nahm M (2019). Speciation on islands and epigenetics: Paul Kammerer revisited. Submitted.

Nahm M (2019). Out of thin air? Apport studies performed between 1928 and 1938 by Elemér Chengery Pap. Submitted.

Nahm M (2019). Book Review: A narrative about narratives of near-death experiences. A Review of “What is it Like to be Dead? Near-Death Experiences, Christianity, & the Occult”
         by Jens Schlieter. Journal of Parapsychology, in print.

Nahm M (2019). Historical perspective: Justinus Kerner's case study into the "prison spook" in Weinsberg and spooky actions at a distance in 1835-1836. In G Mayer (ed.):
       N equals 1. Single case studies in anomalistics
. Zürich: LIT Verlag; pp. 153-200.  

Mashour GA, Frank L, Batthyany A, Kolanowski AM, Nahm M, Schulman-Green D, Greyson B, Pakhomov S, Karlawish J, Shah RC (2019). Paradoxical lucidity: A potential
       paradigm shift for the neurobiology and treatment of advanced dementias. Alzheimer's & Dementia, online preprint:
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jalz.2019.04.002

Nahm M (2019). Implications of reincarnation cases for biology. In JG Matlock: Signs of reincarnation. Exploring beliefs, cases and theory. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield;
       pp. 273-287.

Nahm M (2019). Assessing the problem space of precognition: Can it be the only form of psi? A commentary on the Multiphasic Model of Informational Psi. Zeitschrift für
       Anomalistik
, 19, 57-67.

Nahm M (2019). "Ich sehe was, was du nicht siehst" oder: Wie erlangt man (keine) Erkenntnisse der höheren Welten? Ein Exkurs über Rudolf Steiners "Geisteswissenschaft".
       Zeitschrift für Anomalistik, 19, 189-212.

Nahm M, Weibel A (2019). Die Bedeutung der Selbstschau (Autoskopie) als Zeitmarker für das Auftreten von Nahtod-Erfahrungen. Zeitschrift für Anomalistik, 19, 151-171.

Nahm M (2019). Book Review: H Schwenke (ed.): Jenseits des Vertrauten: Facetten transzendenter Erfahrungen. Zeitschrift für Anomalistik, 19, 218-223.

Nahm M (2018). Book Review: A Lux, S Paletschek (eds.): Okkultismus im Gehäuse. Institutionalisierungen der Parapsychologie im 20. Jahrhundert im internationalen Vergleich.
       Zeitschrift für Parapsychologie und Grenzgebiete der Psychologie, in print.

Nahm M, Evrard R (2019). Findings along the way in psychical research: A non-existent hydrocephalus patient. Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, 83, 31-35.

Nahm M (2018). Book Review: Diethard Sawicki: Leben mit den Toten Geisterglauben und die Entstehung des Spiritismus in Deutschland 1770-1900 [Living with the
       Dead. The Belief in Ghosts and the Development of Spiritism in Germany 1770-1900]. Review for the website of the Society for Psychical Research.
       Link:   https://www.spr.ac.uk/book-review/book-review-leben-mit-den-toten-geisterglauben-und-die-entstehung-des-spiritismus 

Nahm M (2018). Plötzliches und ungewöhnlich rasches Weißwerden von Haaren: Eine Übersicht über 212 Fallberichte aus der medizinischen Literatur der letzten 200 Jahre.
       Zeitschrift für Anomalistik, 18, 248-276.

Nahm M (2018). Investigating "Physical Mediums" via Audio Signal Processing: A Comment on a Recent Approach. Journal of Scientific Exploration, 32, 579-595.

Nahm M (2018). Book review: A Owen: Zwischenwelten [English original title: Into the grey zone]. Zeitschrift für Anomalistik, 18, 165-169.

Klein SD, Kohler S, Krüerke D, Templeton AJ, Weibel A, Haraldsson E, Nahm M, Wolf U (2018). Erfahrungen am Lebensende: Eine Umfrage bei Ärzten und
       Pflegenden eines Spitals für anthroposophisch erweiterte Medizin [End-of-life experiences: a survey among physicians and nurses in a hospital
       for anthroposophically extended medicine].
Complementary Medicine Research, 25, 38-44. https://doi.org/10.1159/000478090

Nahm M, Rousseau D, Greyson B (2017). Discrepancy between cerebral structures and cognitive functioning: A review. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 205, 967-972.

Nahm M (2017). Selected aspects of Carlos Mirabelli's mediumship. Journal of Scientific Exploration, 31, 457-466.

Nahm M (2017). Terminal Lucidity. Article for the online Psi Encyclopedia of the Society for Psychical Research. Available at http://psi-encyclopedia.spr.ac.uk/articles/terminal-lucidity

Ludwiger I von, Nahm M (2016). Apport phenomena of medium Herbert Baumann (1911-1998): Report on personal experiences. Journal of Scientific Exploration,
       30, 337-358.

Nahm M (2016). Book review: Sabine Mehne: Der große Abflug - Wie ich durch meine Nahtoderfahrung die Angst vor dem Tod verlor [The great departure - how I
       lost the fear of death through my near-death experience]. Zeitschrift für Anomalistik, 16, 484-488.

Nahm M (2016). Albert Heim (1849-1937): The multifaceted geologist who influenced research into near-death experiences and suggestion therapy.
       Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing, 12, 256-258.

Nahm M (2016). Letter to the editor: The role of animals as co-percipients of apparitions in the work of Emil Mattiesen (1875-1939). Journal of the Society for
       Psychical Research
, 80, 119-121.

Nahm M (2016). Further comments about Kai Mügge’s alleged mediumship and recent developments. Journal of Scientific Exploration, 30, 56-62.

Nahm M (2015). Außerkörperliche Erfahrungen. In G Mayer, M Schetsche, I Schmied-Knittel, D Vaitl (eds). An den Grenzen der Erkenntnis. Handbuch der
       wissenschaftlichen Anomalistik
. Stuttgart: Schattauer; pp. 151-163.

Nahm M (2015). Mysterious ways: The riddle of the homing ability in dogs and other vertebrates. Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, 79, 140-155.

Nahm M (2015). Promissory mediumship. Paranormal Review, 74, 15.

Nahm M (2014). Book review: T Kuff: Okkulte Ästhetik – Wunschfiguren des Unbewussten im Werk von Albert von Schrenck-Notzing [Occult Aesthetics.
       Wish-Figures of the Unconscious in the Work of Albert von Schrenck-Notzing]. Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, 78, 172-173.

Nahm M (2014). Commentary on the Essay Review „William Jackson Crawford on the Goligher Circle“ by Michael Tymn. Journal of Scientific Exploration, 28, 345-349.

Nahm M (2014). The development and the phenomena of a circle for physical mediumship. Journal of Scientific Exploration, 28, 229-283.

Nahm M, Greyson B (2013-2014). The death of Anna Katharina Ehmer. A case study in terminal lucidity. Omega, 68, 77-87.

Nahm M, Navarini AA, Kelly EW (2013). Canities subita: A reappraisal of evidence based on 196 case reports published in the medical literature.
       International Journal of Trichology, 5, 63-68.
       Link:   http://www.ijtrichology.com/article.asp?issn=0974-7753;year=2013;volume=5;issue=2;spage=63;epage=68;aulast=Nahm

Nahm M (2013). Terminale Geistesklarheit und andere Rätsel des menschlichen Bewusstseins. In A Serwaty, J Nicolay (eds). Nahtoderfahrung und
       Bewusstseinsforschung
. Goch: Santiago; pp. 78-134.

Alvarado CS, Nahm M, Sommer A (2012). Notes on early interpretations of mediumship. Journal of Scientific Exploration, 26, 855-865.  

Nahm M (2012). The sorcerer of Cobenzl and his legacy: The life of Baron Karl Ludwig von Reichenbach, his work and its aftermath. Journal of Scientific
       Exploration
, 26, 381-407.

Nahm M, Greyson B, Kelly EW, Haraldsson E (2012). Terminal lucidity: A review and a case collection. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 55, 138-142.

Alvarado CS, Nahm M (2011). Psychic phenomena and the vital force: Hereward Carrington on “Vital energy and psychical phenomena”. Journal of the
       Society for Psychical Research
, 75, 91-103.

Nahm M (2011). Reflections on the context of near-death experiences. Journal of Scientific Exploration, 25, 453-478.

Nahm M (2011). The Tibetan Book of the Dead: Its history and controversial aspects of its contents. Journal of Near-Death Studies, 29, 373-398.

Nahm M (2011). Book review: G Brusewitz: Conscious connections. About Parapsychology and Holistic Biology. Journal of Scientific Exploration, 25, 407-411.

Nahm M, Hassler D (2011). Thoughts about thought bundles: A commentary on Jürgen Keil’s paper “Questions of the reincarnation type”. Journal of
       Scientific Exploration
, 25, 305–318.

Nahm M (2010). Book review: Janice M. Holden, Bruce Greyson und Debbie James: The handbook of near-death experiences. 30 years of
       investigation. Journal of Parapsychology, 74, 182-189.

Nahm M (2010). Book review: A Cardoso: Electronic voices: Contact with another dimension? Zeitschrift für Anomalistik, 10, 176-181.

Nahm M (2010). Book review: G Lier: Das Unsterblichkeitsproblem. Grundannahmen und Voraussetzungen. Zeitschrift für Anomalistik, 10, 136-144.

Nahm M (2010). Letter to the editor: On mediumistic communications by living agents. Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, 74, 53-56.

Nahm M, Nicolay J (2010). Essential features of eight published Muslim near-death experiences: An addendum to Joel Ibrahim Kreps’s “The search
       for Muslim near-death experiences”. Journal of Near-Death Studies, 29, 255-263.

Nahm M (2009). Terminal lucidity in people with mental illness and other mental disability: An overview and implications for possible explanatory models.
       Journal of Near-Death Studies, 28, 87-106.

Nahm M (2009). Four ostensible near-death experiences of Roman times with peculiar features: Mistake cases, correction cases, xenoglossy, and a
       prediction. Journal of Near-Death Studies, 27, 211-222.

Nahm M (2009). Book review: Forward ever, backward never? Betrachtungen zum Tagungsband „Charting the future of parapsychology“.
       Zeitschrift für Anomalistik
, 9, 216-237.

Nahm M, Greyson B (2009). Terminal lucidity in patients with chronic schizophrenia and dementia: A Survey of the Literature. Journal of Nervous
       and Mental Disease
, 197, 942-944.


Other Publications and Sources:

Mendoza MA (2018). Life's last rally: Terminal lucidity. A mystery at the deathbed. Psychology Today, October 10, 2018.
       Link: https://www.psychologytoday.com/intl/blog/understanding-grief/201810/life-s-last-rally-terminal-lucidity

Burnett Z (2018). Terminal lucidity: The researchers attempting to prove your mind lives on even after you die. Interview with Alexander Batthyany and me about
       terminal lucidity in the MEL Magazine.
       Link: https://melmagazine.com/terminal-lucidity-the-researchers-attempting-to-prove-that-your-mind-lives-on-even-after-you-die

Nahm M (2018). Terminal lucidity and consciousness. Interview by Stuart Preston for The Consciousness Podcast. Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FnnxHhXxPEc

Nahm M (2017). Interview by Werner Huemer for thanatos.tv. Link: https://thanatos.tv/michael-nahm-wenn-die-dunkelheit-ein-ende-findet/

Peskin SM (2017). The gentler symptoms of dying (Article about my work on Terminal Lucidity). New York Times, July 11, 2017.
       Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/11/well/live/the-gentler-symptoms-of-dying.html?mcubz=0

Nahm M (2017). Interview on Carlos Alvarado's blog Parapsychology, People in Parapsychology: XXXII: Michael Nahm.
       Link: https://carlossalvarado.wordpress.com/2017/04/01/people-in-parapsychology-xxxii-michael-nahn/ [sic]

Jolis A (2016). The medical mystery of hair that whiten overnight (Article on my work on sudden whitening of hair). The Atlantic, September 20, 2016.
       Link: https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2016/09/canities-subita/500576/

Nahm M (2015). Interview on Skeptiko with Alex Tsakiris: Alzheimer patient rises from deathbed, regains memory to recite poem, then passes away.
       Link: http://skeptiko.com/278michael-nahm-terminal-lucidity/

Melissa (2015). The curious case of Terminal Lucidity (Article about my work). Today I Found Out, December 11, 2015.
      Link: http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2015/12/curious-case-terminal-lucidity/

Bering J (2014). One last goodbye. The strange case of Terminal Lucidity (Article about my work). Scientific American, November 25, 2014.
       Link: https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/bering-in-mind/one-last-goodbye-the-strange-case-of-terminal-lucidity/

Nahm M (2013). Letztes Erwachen. Terminale Geistesklarheit und andere Rätsel des menschlichen Bewusstseins. Raum & Zeit, 31, 98-102.

Nahm M (2012). Troldmanden fra Kobenzl og hans betydning: Baron Karl Ludwig von Reichenbachs liv og forskning. Dansk Tidsskrift for Psykisk Forskning, 1, 8-32.

Nahm M (2012). “Les matérialistes auront toujours une explication pour tout” (Interview). Nexus, 84, 72-75.

Nahm M (2012). Geistige Klarheit von kranken Menschen kurz vor ihrem Tod. Psi-Info, 25, 103-107.

Nahm M (2012). Rätselhaftes Bewusstsein im Licht moderner Forschung (Interview). Bio, 5, 116-118.

Nahm M (2012). Zehn Fragen zu dem Thema ‚Unglaubliche Erlebnisse am Rande des Todes‘ (Interview). Wendezeit, 2, 14-15.

Nahm M (2012). Terminale Geistesklarheit (Interview). Die andere Realität, 30(2), 27.

Nahm M (2012). Todesnähe-Visionen (Book excerpt). Bewusst Sein, 280, 8-19.

Nahm M (2009). Charles Darwin. Leben und Werk des Begründers der Evolutionstheorie. Tattva Viveka, 39, 8-14.

Nahm M, Haraldsson E (2009). Geistige Klarheit von psychisch kranken Menschen kurz vor dem Tod. Tattva Viveka, 40, 70-75.

Nahm M (2008). Wissenschaft und Spiritualität im Licht der Parapsychologie. Tattva Viveka, 37, 68-72.

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