Eyeblink inhibition by monaural and binaural stimulation: one ear is better than two

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Science  23 Apr 1976:
Vol. 192, Issue 4237, pp. 390-391
DOI: 10.1126/science.1257776


Airpuff-elicited eyeblink, like many other reflexes, may be inhibited when an auditory stimulus precedes the reflex-eliciting stimulus by approximately 100 milliseconds. This inhibition is greater when the auditory stimulus is delivered to one ear than when it is presented binaurally.