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Have you ever seen a crowd of people looking off into the distance, perhaps toward a passing biker or up to the top of a building?
Shifting the emphasis from gaze to hand, a study by Indiana University cognitive scientists provides compelling evidence for a new and possibly dominant way for social partners -- in this case, 1-year-olds and their parents -- to coordinate the process of joint attention, a key component of parent-child communication and early language learning.
Though humans generally have a tendency to look at a region just below the eyes and above the nose toward the midline when first identifying another person, a small subset of people tend to look further down –– at the tip of the nose, for instance, or at the mouth.
Like the old saying, “I’m not paranoid. They really are out to get me,” vision scientists have determined individuals will likely think people are staring at them even when they aren’t. While this fact has been determined, the theories behind why it is so are varied and interesting.
Braco, Croatian Healer, visits San Francisco April 22-25, 2012 providing opportunity for skeptics and believers alike to test these healing experiences.
When it comes to communication, sometimes it's our body language that says the most--especially when it comes to our eyes.
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
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