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Key Facts In This Video
Phosphenes are the result of your visual system being fooled in some form or fashion. 00:34
You can produce phosphenes by passing an electrical field by your occipital lobe or placing electrodes near your optic nerve. 01:31
You see stars when someone hits you on the back of your head because that stimulates the occipital lobe. 02:14
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