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Blinking - Wikipedia

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Blinking is a semi-autonomic rapid closing of the eyelid. A single blink is determined by the .... between each blink is an interval of 2–10 seconds; actual rates vary by individual averaging ...

Why Do We Blink So Frequently? | Science | Smithsonian

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Dec 24, 2012 ... We all blink. A lot. The average person blinks some 15-20 times per minute—so frequently that our eyes are closed for roughly 10% of our ...

How many times do you blink in a minute? | Reference.com

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Typically, a human blinks 15 to 20 times per minute though some medical conditions may result in blinking at a rate noticeably outside the normal range.

Further analysis of the human spontaneous eye blink rate by a ...

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RESULTS: The average SEBR was 13.8 +/- 9.7 blinks per minute (range, 2.8-48 blinks per minute), but the distribution was heterogeneous and skewed to ...

How often and why do people's eyes blink? - The Boston Globe

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May 14, 2007 ... A blink lasts about a 10th of a second, and most people blink about 15 times a minute, or every 4 seconds.

Analysis of blink rate patterns in normal subjects. - NCBI

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The present study measured the normal blink rate (BR) variations in relation to ... Mean BR at rest was 17 blinks/min, during conversation it increased to 26, and ...

Why Do We Blink So Much? Blinking Provides Mental Rest, New ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/30/why-do-we-blink-so-much-mental-rest_n_2377720.html

Dec 30, 2012 ... Scientists have shown that the average person blinks 15-20 times per minute. That's up to 1,200 times per hour and a whopping 28,800 times ...

How many times do you blink in an hour and why do we blink? (Alex ...

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This is a very good question but it does not have a simple answer because blink rate in humans varies tremendously – from 2 to 50 blinks per minute depending ...

Blink rates and disorders of movement - Neurology

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The normal control rate of 24 blinks per minute was significantly higher than the rate of 12 and 4 blinks per minute recorded for patients with Parkinson's disease  ...

It's Time to Think About the Blink - Review of Ophthalmology

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Jun 13, 2011 ... A resting blink rate is estimated to be between eight and 21 blinks per minute, but it's believed that blink rate increases when engaged in ...