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Does your brain really stay active after it is decapitated?

When the head is cut off from the heart, the brain goes into a coma and starts to die. Consciousness is probably lost with a few seconds, according to experts.

Most medical experts believe that any movements in a head after decapitation is likely due to reflexive twitching of muscles, rather than deliberate, conscious, movements.

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