Re: What do you see when you rub your eyes?
Posted: Tue Nov 27, 2007 3:21 pm UTC
I see darkness, but when I rub hard I get various colors that are there as an after image when I open them again.
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Twasbrillig wrote:I see phosphenes. Simple as that.
fygnuten wrote:I am curious if anyone has an explanation for how my mind/brain could possibly see clear images of my iris/pupils from rubbing my eyes with my eyelids closed. This seems impossible to me. But my "experiments/observations" have been pretty clear. Anyone?