Why do we close our eyes when we sneeze?
Science Of Sneezing
Why do we close our eyes when we sneeze? | Greg Foot | Head Squeeze
Key Facts In This Video
If you sneeze with your eyes open, your eyes will not pop out. 00:26
When you sneeze, you release more than 5,000 droplets of mucus at speeds of up to 160.9 km/h (100 mph). 01:25
Scientists think that our eyelids close when we sneeze to protect our eyes from germs, or as an involuntary muscle response. 01:55
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