Humans blink roughly 20 times per minute


Humans blink roughly 20 times per minute, but this rate can increase or decrease depending on our activity and emotional state. Blinking less is associated with focused concentration, while increased blinking can indicate nervousness or deception (although this isn't always reliable).

Did you know blinking can reveal our emotional state? Share your thoughts on nonverbal communication.
I think it’s interesting how blinking rates can change depending on what we’re doing—like reading versus watching TV. Though 20 times per minute sounds about right for most situations! 📖📺