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Rick Santorum blinks more than twice as often as his rivals: report

Eric Ostermeier provides analysis on blinking rates during GOP debates.

"While research may not be settled regarding whether people who lie blink more often than those who tell the truth, potential voters are no doubt more at ease with a candidate who looks them straight in the eyes and does not pepper their speech with repetitive non-verbal tics," political scientist Eric Ostermeier wrote.

NY Daily News
January 9, 2012

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