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My little nephew on two occasions (when he was 4 now 6) said he saw light rays emanating from his fingers. His father said this is true and that there is physics behind it. I have searched the internet but found no satisfying answer yet. Do you guys have any idea about this phenomenon?

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Kids say the darndest things. Your nephew and his father are likely teasing you about this. –  Kyle Kanos Apr 10 '14 at 1:42
Could be a static shock –  kleingordon Apr 10 '14 at 1:50
There is no way light emanates from a body , unless by an optical trick, as far as physics is concerned. It could be optical illusion from an afterimage: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Afterimage . In metaphysics there exist what are called "auras" and some people claim to be able to see them. Even physicists !! amazon.com/Hands-Light-Healing-Through-Energy/dp/0553345397 –  anna v Apr 10 '14 at 3:33
Could this be related to Kirlian effect? –  Ruslan May 6 '14 at 12:22

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