Mind & Brain See Inside Never Say Die: Why We Can't Imagine Death Why so many of us think our minds continue on after we die By Jesse Bering Robert Stahl / Getty Images Everybody’s wonderin’ what and where they all came from. Everybody’s worryin’ ’bout where they’re gonna go when the whole thing’s done. This is only a preview. Get the rest of this article now! Select an option below: Buy Digital Issue Customer Sign In *You must have purchased this issue or have a qualifying subscription to access this content It has been identified that the institution you are trying to access this article from has institutional site license access to Scientific American on nature.com. Click here to access this article in its entirety through site license access. ADVERTISEMENT Scientific American is a trademark of Scientific American, Inc., used with permission © 2013 Scientific American, a Division of Nature America, Inc. All Rights Reserved.