Why Doesn’t It Get Dark When You Blink?
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Why Doesn’t It Get Dark When You Blink?




Normally when you blink, you don’t really notice, and it turns out your brain is playing a bit of a trick on you to make that happen! Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It's called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at https://www.scishowtangents.org
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Sources:
http://science.sciencemag.org/content/207/4433/900
http://psycnet.apa.org/record/1981-06762-001
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960982205006603#bib4
https://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(16)31509-3?_returnURL=https%3A%2F%2Flinkinghub.elsevier.com%2Fretrieve%2Fpii%2FS0960982216315093%3Fshowall%3Dtrue
https://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(18)30996-5?_returnURL=https%3A%2F%2Flinkinghub.elsevier.com%2Fretrieve%2Fpii%2FS0960982218309965%3Fshowall%3Dtrue
https://www.cbc.ca/radio/quirks/why-you-don-t-go-momentarily-blind-when-you-blink-1.4868093 Images:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gray996.png
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cortical_midline_structures.png

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