Phosphene phenomenon: A new concept

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Our visual system not only mediates information about the visual environment but also is capable of generating pictures/lights of nonexistent visual worlds within the brain as afterimages, illusions, phosphenes, dream pictures, visual hallucination, and visual imagery. Bokkon (2005, 2006) suggested that features of homeotherm state made the development of explicit memory possible, and the brain can operate by weak pictures during informational processes (dreams and thinking), which is due to the weak coherent (bio)photon emission of the brain’s cells. It was also raised that exact thermoregulation is of high importance in the brain, and weak biophotons are originated from molecular processes.

Here we suggest that phosphene phenomenon supports Bokkon’s concept. Namely, the brain can internally generate ultraweak lights signals by bioluminescent biophoton processes of neuronal cells. This ultraweak light (biophoton) emission can become conscious if induced or spontaneous biophoton emission of cells in the visual system exceeds a distinct threshold. In other words, phosphenes can be mechanically, electrically, magnetically, etc., induced bioluminescent electromagnetic visible photons (biophotons) of the visual system as well as random bioluminescent biophoton firings of cells in the visual system…

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