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A Scientific Inquiry: Galen’s Optics in Dreams of Vision, Light & Pre-Natal Memory

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The following inquiry is derived from a 1994 experiential study in dreaming consciousness in which a series of thirty-eight interlocking dreams revealed Claudius Galen’s (c130-201) pneumatic doctrine of vision. The research centers on the relationship of light in the brain to vision and memory. The objective is to contribute to the understanding of consciousness by elucidating learning-related patterns of neural activity guided by associative recognition in dream-wake states. Scientific breakthroughs introducing photons of light to control brain activity strengthened the findings. Premises stemming from neuroscientific and spiritual insights: *Activation of light in the optic disc may open the visual field to access pre-natal memory. *A unified sixth sense merging Intuition-Insight-Instinct may have its locus in the infundibular recess of the third ventricle. *Memory matrix in the amygdala relays information to the sixth sense thereby serving all sense organs.
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