Eye Accessing Cues
The direction a person looks their eyes is directly related
to the part of their brain that they’re accessing at that moment. In a way,
this can be used to help “read someone’s mind.”
Looking up accesses the visual part of your brain
Looking down accesses the emotional part of your brain.
Right now test this out by thinking about something that normally
makes you feel emotional, for example an ex-boyfriend or ex-girlfriend. Think
the same exact thing looking down and then when you look up. You should be able
to feel less emotions as you think this while looking up. This is because the
easiest way to control your mind is to control your body. So instead of trying
to mentally feel less emotion about something, which gets harder when you do
this, simply look your eyes upward and you will feel less emotion. This concept
can be applied in various situations, like holding your shoulders down and back
will make you mentally feel more confident than when you slouch. But try to
focus on your mind to feel more confident and you will find that to be much
harder and even make things worse. This is why most athletes are able to deal
with stress a lot better than someone whom never played a sport. The opposite
is true as well, to have better control over your body, just focus on your
mind. Like meditating for example will help your blood flow, breathing, and
parts of your brain will even physically change to improve cognition (please
click here to read more about meditating).
Looking to the right accesses your memory.
Looking to the left accesses your creativity.
These two directions may shift from person to person, but
this is what I’ve found to be commonly true. You can “test” this out by asking
a person a question, and when you notice the direction they look you can start
to tell which way their eye accessing cues are wired. This can help to tell if
someone is lying too, but shouldn’t be taken to be 100% accurate, since people
can train themselves to lie without moving their eyes for example. If someone
has “shifty eyes” moving from left to right a lot, then it’s very likely they
Eye Accessing Cues