Gaze reveals what you feel

The Quick Eye Movement That Reveals Whether It’s Love or Lust

When a stranger looks into your eyes, it could signal romantic love, but if their eyes then slide down your body, they’re probably feeling sexual desire, a new study finds. This automatic judgement can happen in as little as half a second and likely recruits different networks of activity in the brain. Stephanie Cacioppo, who led the study, which is published in the journal Psychological Science, said: “Although little is currently known about the science of love at first sight or how people fall in love, these patterns of response provide the first clues regarding how automatic attentional processes, such as eye gaze, may differentiate feelings of love from feelings of desire toward strangers.” ….[READ]