Thursday, October 11, 2012

Pupil Response May not Measure Alertness

" The speed and degree to which the pupil of the eye responds is a standard test for alertness," notes Science Daily. "It has also been used to assess how sleepy or exhausted a person is. Now, research to be published in the International Journal of Bioinformatics Research and Applications suggests that measuring pupil response alone is not enough and that a person's rate of blinking should also be incorporated to obtain a more precise measure of alertness." Read more

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