eye contact

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a meeting of the eyes between two people that expresses meaningful nonverbal communication

contact that occurs when two people look directly at each other

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including eye contact and specific instructional phrasing) and CP through consultation with the first author.
WHO'S THAT GIRL: Kelly, aged 12, does her impression of star Madonna; INSPIRATION: Madonna; SO SEXY: Kelly in Eye Contact
When you're thinking about a question, maintain eye contact.
To find out how tiny gestures affected people, researchers at Purdue University conducted tests on hundreds of students and found even the smallest amount of eye contact made them feel connected to others.
In this article we highlight the connections between talk and non-verbal elements such as eye contact and body movement and discuss their implications for practice.
Eye contact is another area in which cultural differences play out.
Smiles are comforting, and eye contact conveys sincerity; shaking hands is disarming.
Body language, voice inflection, speech habits, eye contact, facial expressions, posture and clothing all can impact the way we are perceived in the independent studio.
The avoidance of eye contact we measured in social phobics is very telling about their feelings of self," said Ms.
In his discussion of the after-life of the painting in etchings and, later, photography for instance, he notes that an etching of 1866 alters the woman's eyes from looking directly at the viewer to looking sideways, thus avoiding eye contact.
Nearly one in 10 of those questioned said the British were more skilful than foreigners at using eye contact, hand gesticulations and leg and foot movements to show how they felt.
MAKE it clear you're interested from the first eye contact.
For example, when people are feeling uncomfortable, they may squirm, blush, bite their lip, pick at their fingernails, and have a hard time maintaining eye contact.
But NSF-funded researchers in a project called STIMULATE are developing systems that mimic other forms of communication that humans use to interact with each other, including eye contact, gestures, touch and voice.
On the snap, the pitchman must maintain eye contact with the QB until the QB pitches the ball or covers it and moves upfield.