Abnormal blinking of newscasters

Kazuo Tsubota, Fuminobu Egami, Tomohiro Ohtsuki, Masuro Shintani

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Abstract

When compared with a control group, blink rates of Japanese TV newscasters were increased, suggesting a possible reaction to reading the news under stressful studio conditions. Frequent blinking may be distractive to the viewing audience.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)308
Number of pages1
JournalLancet
Volume354
Issue number9175
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1999 Jul 24

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Tsubota, K., Egami, F., Ohtsuki, T., & Shintani, M. (1999). Abnormal blinking of newscasters. Lancet, 354(9175), 308. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(99)02100-5

Abnormal blinking of newscasters. / Tsubota, Kazuo; Egami, Fuminobu; Ohtsuki, Tomohiro; Shintani, Masuro.

In: Lancet, Vol. 354, No. 9175, 24.07.1999, p. 308.

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Tsubota, K, Egami, F, Ohtsuki, T & Shintani, M 1999, 'Abnormal blinking of newscasters', Lancet, vol. 354, no. 9175, pp. 308. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(99)02100-5
Tsubota K, Egami F, Ohtsuki T, Shintani M. Abnormal blinking of newscasters. Lancet. 1999 Jul 24;354(9175):308. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(99)02100-5
Tsubota, Kazuo ; Egami, Fuminobu ; Ohtsuki, Tomohiro ; Shintani, Masuro. / Abnormal blinking of newscasters. In: Lancet. 1999 ; Vol. 354, No. 9175. pp. 308.
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