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How Often Does The Human Eye Blink?

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How Often Does The Human Eye Blink?

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Posted October 10, 2011 at 4:00 PM (Answer #1)

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The rate of blinking varies, but on average the eye blinks once every five seconds. That's equal to 17,000 times each day or 6.25 million times a year.

Source: Brandreth, Gyles. Your Vital Statistics, p. 26.

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