If you have been following for some time, you may have noticed the trend of cultural differences. The subject has always intriqued me. Eye contact is no different. Culture’s view it’s meaning differently.
Eye contact is a form of nonverbal communication. The act itself is one of culture standards. From the American perspective, to look someone in the eye’s means that you are giving them your undivided attention. It also denotes confidence.
Growing up we were required to look my parents in the eye. This showed that we were hearing and comprehending what it was being said. The degree of seriousness could be seen in their eye’s. This is how my daughter was raised as well.
Today I will share information that I have gathered on the subject.
Eye contact in Western Europe:
On the one hand, the European customs of eye contact—especially in such countries as Spain, France and…
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