Life Before Life

book by Jim B. Tucker

Life Before Life is a book written by psychiatrist Jim B. Tucker.[1] It presents an overview of more than 40 years of reincarnation research at the University of Virginia into children's reports of past life memories.

Life Before Life
AuthorDr. Jim Tucker
PublisherNew York : St. Martin's Press.
Publication date
133.9/01/35 22
LC ClassBL515 .T77 2005

The book suggests that consciousness can be considered separately from the brain, which provides a basis for claims of reincarnation.[2] Life Before Life has been translated into ten languages[3] and the foreword to the book is written by Ian Stevenson.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Jim B. Tucker (2005). Life Before Life: A scientific Investigation of Children's Memories of Previous Lives, St. Martin's Press, New York, 256pp. ISBN 0-312-32137-6.
  2. Butziger, R. "A Scientific Look at Reincarnation", PsycCRITIQUES, 51(22), May 31, 2006, p. 282.
  3. Cedar Creek Institute Board Members: Jim B. Tucker