Hmmm! Didn't think about that @Snicklefritz, maybe! That could be plausible.
Yep that is so true, it has been proven time and time again, even with people who have come back and remembered what happened at that point in time while they were officially brain dead, they were totally conscious through all that, some remember (maybe they need to remember in order for their life to take the correct/intended path) and some don't but either way in the cases where they were medically brain dead they obviously weren't.
That's also very plausible that there was a mix up, maybe it's all the same consciousness but the body/soul connection was confused.
So many possibilities, very thought provoking topic!
Reincarnation is cool but I would rather it be like we just get to be with deceased loved ones when our soul departs the body at death, and moving on but still being able to keep in tune with the souls of those we love, I want there to always be that love!!