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What Part Of Our Brain Stores Memories Of Past Lives?

Updated: Nov 10, 2022

According to recent findings in brain science, a corresponding part of the brain is activated when we recall a memory. Scientists have discovered that different parts of the brain, including the hippocampus, neocortex and amygdala, cerebellum, basal ganglia, and prefrontal cortex, store different types of memories, such as short-term or long-term memories. However, do any of these brain parts store memories from past lives?

Alfonso Crosetto received his training from the Past Life Regression Academy and is a past life and regression therapist with the Spiritual Regression Therapy Association. On this research, he collaborates with a medical group that is led by Maria Consuelo Valentini, MD, a neuroradiologist and the head of the neuroradiology division at Città della Salute e della Scienza in Turin, Italy. This study is about locating past lives. This study aims to identify where in the brain past-life memories are stored.

Magnetic Functional Resonance was used in the study to determine which part of the brain is activated when a subject recalls a memory. During the monitored regression, a subject was placed in a Magnetic Functional Resonance machine and guided to recall first a memory of the current life, then a memory of a past life leading up to the end of the life, and finally beyond death into the spiritual realm. According to the findings:

During the past life and the spiritual realm experience there was no activation of brain area used for storing current life memories or imagination. The part of the brain activated was the same in all the subjects and in an area associated with deep relaxation and or Htranspersonal experiences. This seems to suggest that for these subjects past life memories are not imagination or forgotten current life memories. Link to the original article:

The research is still a pilot study that requires larger scale research before being published, and Alfonso Crosetto's team is currently seeking funding to continue this research. However, these preliminary findings have helped to bridge the gap between spirituality and science.


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