What is clear is that the spirit body withdraws from the physical aspects of cognition while the crisis continues to some form of resolution. This experience is then recorded in physical short term memory upon resuscitation if possible.
This work clearly substantiates such an explanation.
In fact it is the most compelling argument in favor of NDE in the first instance. In many cases the mind is damaged or in the process of being physically been altered. Yet we get no evidence of that at all. Clarity alone should not be possible in almost every case.
As clearly, this represents experimental confirmation repeated consistently of the separation of consciousness from the physical body and from physical cognition as well ( Plato's conjecture ).
Mental Clarity During Near-Death Experiences Suggests Mind Exists Apart From Brain: Study