eye contact


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eye contact

A direct look into the eyes of another.
See also: contact
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* Make good eye contact but stay away from staring, Glance around a little.
The elements of likeability and dynamism are relatively close proximity (between 2 and 6 feet), positive facial expressions and micro-expressions, leaning toward others, a parallel orientation, moderate physical contact (as appropriate for the situation), eye contact about half the time, a moderate amount of gesturing (particularly to help the listener understand), a voice that is relaxed, not nasal or monotonic but vocally animated, and the absence of adapters.
However, this does not mean that employees want 100 percent eye contact all the time.
On the other hand, Brook is no Nicole Kidman just as the similarly anti-erotic "The Blue Room" makes "Eye Contact" look positively psychedelic.
Solution: Resist the urge to roll over their feet and say, "Oops, she's really sorry." Instead, try to make eye contact and answer the questions: "I'm very comfortable, thank you." Begin a conversation with the person accompanying you, so it's clear that you have an able mind.
As for eye contact - when you meet someone focus on what colour their eyes are.
Maintaining eye contact in situations such as a job interview is a characteristic that generally creates a favorable impression for an observer (e.g., Wheeler, Baron, Michell, & Ginsburg, 1979; Wiens, Harper, & Matarazzo, 1980).
Eye contact, a sincere smile, and an invitation to return will do wonders with a hesitant individual" (Swope & Katzer, 1972, p.
I thought he avoided eye contact because he needed to save his energy.
Try not to use a separate set of note cards; avoid the tendency to break eye contact with the audience and "hide behind" the scripting device.
The Native American campers felt that this eye contact was a challenge, while white campers thought the Native American campers were rude because they looked away when they talked.