“Something we may learn from this research (about dying. Ed.) is that, although our loved ones have their eyes closed and are ready to leave us to rest, their brains may be replaying some of the nicest moments they experienced in their lives.”
Dr Ajmal Zemmar, a neurosurgeon at the University of Louisville, and his team accidentally recorded a man’s brain activity as he died. It showed an increase in waves associated with dreaming, meditating and retrieving memories. (The Week, 23 Feb 2022)
My comment: That’s reassuring. But what if you are in severe pain?