Thanks for that -> Good article. Makes you wonder about already weak conclusions, like NDEs being electricity in the brain.
And apparently, given the article's conclusion, one option for materialists is to just accept past conclusions on religious faith:
Because studies are so large these days, the graduate students who start them often don't see them through to completion, Mogil explains. So, women and men often end up taking on the same work in succession. Whether scientists will want to go back and check if their results were tainted by a male-induced stress response, however, is anybody's guess. As Mogil puts it, "we will have to see."