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Blink Patterns May be a Window into Autistic Mind, Emory University School of Medicine Study



12/13/2011 7:01:40 AM

Toddlers with autism show different blink patterns than other children, a finding that researchers say may provide a clue to the way people with autism process what they see. Blinking is largely an involuntary process that helps keep the eyes hydrated and protected. During that split second that your eyes are closed, you are temporarily blinded. And throughout a typical day, adults spend about 44 minutes with their eyes closed.

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