Originally Posted by "Bob" Dobbs
Interesting. I'd venture to guess that as we've evolved, the rate of blinking on average would have been far LESS back in the day. There is a TON more visual stimulation these days, and that would imply that we need far more "quick breaks" today.
And that dude in the pic is freaking me out. I've never seen anyone not blink with both eyes at once.
Exactly. It seems to me we blink more than necessary b/c we're strategically blinking to maximize efficiency in our intake of visual information.