Monday, July 21, 2014
Love or Lust at First Sight? Your ECP Knows for Sure
"Have you ever experienced love at first sight? What about lust at first sight? Though these two different emotional and cognitive states are difficult to distinguish from each other, researchers studying eye patterns have found that where your date focuses their eyes on you could reveal whether he or she is romantically or sexually attracted," reports Medical News Today. "Specifically, the findings reveal that eye patterns center on a stranger's face if the viewer regards that person as a potential romantic love partner, whereas the viewer focuses more on the other person's body when the feeling is one of sexual desire. Though this may seem like an obvious progression, researchers say that automatic judgement can happen as quickly as half a second, producing contrasting gaze patterns. The research team, from the University of Chicago, have published their results in the journal Psychological Science." Read more.