MadSci Network: Neuroscience

Subject: Why do people 'see stars', in general?

Date: Sat Aug 22 17:32:18 1998
Posted by Jonathan Middleton
Grade level: grad (science)
School: ASU
City: Phoenix State/Province: AZ
Country: USA
Area of science: Neuroscience
ID: 903825138.Ns

I am particularly interested in what is 
happening (specifically) in (I assume) one's
brain when this occurs. 

Also, during the time when one is "seeing stars"
are (I further assume) other areas of the brain 
or local nerve tissue in an abnormal state?

Thanks much!


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