Biology

5 Weird Involuntary Behaviors Explained

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If you sometimes get a little eye twitch, you probably have nothing to worry about. Eye twitching is one of many common involuntary behaviors.

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Key Facts In This Video

  1. Looking at bright lights can cause eyes to twitch, sneezing and more. 01:05

  2. The "falling" sensation we experience while on the cusp of sleep is called "hypnagogic myoclonus". 02:02

  3. Post-micturition convulsion syndrome is more commonly known as "pee shivers". 04:07

Written by Curiosity Staff March 3, 2015