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(Washington Post)   Typical human blinks 20 times a minute. Bob Dole in '96 presidential debates: 147. Nixon in his resignation speech: "on a par with schizophrenics"   ( divider line
    More: Interesting, Bob Dole, resignation speech, presidential debates, obama, charismatic leader, State of the Union, empathy  
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2013-02-13 12:47:26 PM  
2 votes:
Is there actually any science behind this?  Or is this another "of course we can quantify your intent, creativity, recall, and overall brain functioning with a single number" sociologist guess-fest?

2013-02-13 12:38:51 PM  
2 votes:

Rann Xerox: Romney would have put this guy's eye-blinking rate to shame:

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If you look closely, you notice that the blinking of Romney's eyes are governed by a Fourier series, to simulate randomness.
2013-02-13 12:27:36 PM  
2 votes:
When you're on camera and there are very bright lights in front of you, it's natural to blink more.

/pulling that out of my ass
//sounds legit
2013-02-13 01:50:41 PM  
1 vote:
Is it just me, or does this all sound like utter bullshiat?
2013-02-13 12:43:48 PM  
1 vote:

Funbags: I seem to recall Dubya being pretty blinky in the presidential debates. Must be a repub thing.

Nah. I suffered an epileptic seizure watching Nancy Pelosi at one of the SOtUs.
2013-02-13 12:34:16 PM  
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