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Research Article

A Model for the Origin and Properties of Flicker-Induced Geometric Phosphenes

  • Michael Rule,

    Affiliation: Department of Neuroscience, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America

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  • Matthew Stoffregen,

    Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America,

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  • Bard Ermentrout mail

    bard@pitt.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America,

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  • Published: September 29, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002158

About the Authors

Michael Rule
Department of Neuroscience, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America
Matthew Stoffregen, Bard Ermentrout
Department of Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America,

Corresponding Author

Email: bard@pitt.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BE. Performed the experiments: MR MS BE. Analyzed the data: MR MS BE. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MR BE. Wrote the paper: BE. Designed code for the 2D simulations: MR.