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Curr Biol. 2005 Jul 26;15(14):R554-6.

Vision: in the blink of an eye.

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Istituto di Neuroscienze del CNR, Pisa and Dipartimento di Psicologia, Università di Firenze, Italy. dave@in.cnr.it

Abstract

Although we blink every 4 to 6 seconds, we notice neither the act of blinking nor the mini-blackouts they cause. A new study using imaging techniques identifies the neural structures in humans involved in suppressing vision processing and visual awareness during blinking.

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16051164
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10.1016/j.cub.2005.07.007
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