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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 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 ...

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.

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

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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 ...

The Eyes Have It: Obama Blinks 1,000 Times More than Romney ...

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Oct 5, 2012 ... The president blinked at a rate of 71 times per minute while speaking during Wednesday's debate – 1,000 times more than Romney (53 per ...

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.

Try Frequent Blinking for Healthier Eyes and Better Vision

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To optimally support your eyes and vision, it's best to blink softly every two to four seconds, which translates to about fifteen to thirty blinks per minute.

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).

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  ...

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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 ...

Why do we blink? | NBC News

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Feb 25, 1999 ... We have to blink to cleanse and moisten the eye. ... we blink an average of three to eight times per minute as opposed to 15 times per minute ...