Identifying and interpreting the eye movements of our closest comrades or newest acquaintances is an innate part of human nature
Eye Movements Are Key to Human Bonding and Survival (*according to a 2014 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences report)
Our day-to-day lives have relied on the accuracy of our eye movements since infancy
Research Shows that infants have the ability to:
The Sclara =The large, bright white part of the eye is unique to humans in the primate world
The Saccades =Rapid eye movements shift your vision from one spot to another and relay subconscious social cues to others
Angle, direction, and speed of eye movements can have a multitude of meanings
Eye Reading: Are Your Eyes Giving Away All of Your Secrets?
Pupil dilation -Though our eyes naturally dilate in low light, it can also indicate someone is emotionally or physically stimulated
Blinking -“Batting your eyelashes” or blinking more than the average 10X/minute can indicate physical or emotional attraction
Experts recommend holding eye contact for7-10 seconds in a one-on-one conversation and3-5 seconds in a group setting
(e.g., looking to the left = visual constructing images/lying and looking to the right = remembering)
We use our eyes consciously and subconsciously to influence others, but peering into the human eye can also reveal over 30 physical medical conditions
The Eyes Are the Gateway to Your... Health?
Research shows that an eye exam was the first healthcare testto detect these chronic conditions (*according to a 2013 internal study of 120K patients by VSP Vision Care)
62% of cases of high cholesterol
39% of cases of high blood pressure
34% of diabetes cases
Over 30 medical conditions can be diagnosed by peering into the human eye
High cholesterol and triglycerides
High blood pressure
Overactive thyroid (Grave’s Disease)
Are the eyes really the the window to the soul, body, and more?
Sources: http://www.scribd.com/doc/240319966/VSP-HCMS-White-Paper-Study?secret_password=WYXzze2C7r2ITaWzg6mJ https://www.psychologistworld.com/bodylanguage/eyes.php
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0042698914001187 http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2012-07/plos-emd071012.php http://www.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424127887324809804578511290822228174
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