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Eye contact is something you can practice and get good at.
Some people find eye contact difficult because they suffer from trauma. Some have attachment issues or are self-conscious. Others may be shy or inexperienced.
We intuitively understand the power of eye contact. It can say a thousand unspoken words. - from the stern look in your mother's face to the scrutinising gaze of the interviewer.
Highlights of what eye contact does:
Italian neuroscientists first noticed the "mirror neuron system." The brain recognizes a kind of micro-kinship.
When we watch a video of someone else smelling something terrible, we will move our face. If someone else's eyes water, so do our own. If they wince in pain, so do we.
First impressions are like invisible tattoos we imagine for each and every person we meet. While it is possible to change a first impression, it is very difficult to succeed doing this.
Behavioral psychologist Dr. Carolyn Mair states that clothing is so close to us that it becomes part of our identity.
The clothes we wear shows how we want to be perceived, but how we are seen depends on the viewer.