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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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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  ...

Excessive Blinking in Children — AAPOS

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Blinking also regulates tears, which nourish and cleanse the surface of the eye The blinking rate in newborns is only 2 times per minute. This increases to 14-17  ...

Science/Art of Blinking Correctly | Improve Eye Comfort

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Blinking cleans the ocular surface of debris and flushes fresh tears over the ocular ... without contacts) has been observed to be 7-10 bpm (blinks per minute).

About how many times does an average person blink in a day?

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Aug 1, 2014 ... This answer has 26 votes. On average, a person blinks 16 times per minute. A 16 hour day = 15360 blinks. A 24 Hour day = 23040 blinks ...

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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 ...

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

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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 ...