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The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology, 2020, 2(12); doi: 10.25236/FSST.2020.021214.

Exploring the Relationship between Eye Blinks and Brainwave and Its Applicationszimeng


Wang1, Shuhan Zhang2, Ruoqian Gao2, Wenjie Li1

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1 Wuhan Institute of Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, China

2 Charlotte Catholic High School, Charlotte, North Carolina, Usa


This research reviewed the principles and history of the brain-machine interface and focused on experiments using Neurosky headsets to discover and create real-world applications using this technology. The experiments tested different criteria of blinking, including intensity, duration, number, and left or right eye, and concluded that different kinds of blinks have distinct impact on brainwaves. Later, utilizing the results derived from the experiments, a computer application is developed in Matlab that detects the number and patterns in user’s blinks to convey binary informations. Based on researches, experiments, and the application, this work demonstrated the tremendous potential that brain-machine interfaces have in people's daily life, especially in the field of information transfer.


brain wave, BMI, eye blink, Matlab

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Wang, Shuhan Zhang, Ruoqian Gao, Wenjie Li. Exploring the Relationship between Eye Blinks and Brainwave and Its Applicationszimeng . The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology (2020) Vol. 2 Issue 12: 85-96. https://doi.org/10.25236/FSST.2020.021214.


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