The Importance of Eye Contact
What is Eye Contact?
Eye contact is what happens when two people’s eyes "meet" – in other words, they look at each other’s eyes. Despite the simplicity of its definition, eye contact can mean many different things to many different people in the various cultures in the world.
How does Eye Contact help us?
Having eye contact with another individual gives us an opportunity to collect a lot of information about the other person’s emotional state, feelings, reactions and opinions. We may do this with or without realising that we are collecting such data from the other person at the time. An excellent example of when we are aware of the significance of eye contact is perhaps when we are flirting with someone. What starts out with a quick glance soon develops into…
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This month’s Talking Point is:
Do people communicate more with their eyes than with words?