Eye Contact – A form of body language that can show respect, but also sometimes can creep people out too. #EyeContact
Making Eye contact is important. When you are talking to someone, you need to have that contact to show you are listening to them and it can show confidence respect in your social communication.
When you make eye contact you are looking into the eyes of the other person, and they are doing the same to you.
In some cases, this can creep someone out. Sometimes it can make the other person feel uncomfortable. People believe that if you look into another persons eyes, you can read their insides.
Psychology Today states: Eye contact can have a memory-boosting, prosocial, and stimulating effect as long as it’s wanted by the person being looked at.
Numerous studies have shown that people who make higher-levels of eye contact with others are perceived as being:
Below is a list that The Art of Manliness compiled.
- More dominant and powerful
- More warm and personable
- More attractive and likeable
- More qualified, skilled, competent, and valuable
- More trustworthy, honest, and sincere
- More confident and emotionally stable
On average a person likes to get 3.2 seconds of eye contact from a stranger. According to Scientific America. They also add Our reaction to prolonged eye contact may relate to how we perceive ourselves, too.
This blog post came about from this writing prompt below.
6. Eye Contact: Write about two people seeing each other for the first time.Think Written