Avoiding eye contact dating
Individuals with autism spectrum disorder often find it difficult to look others in the eyes as they find eye contact uncomfortable or stressful.
Relaxed eyes occur when you’re at your most comfortable.
"Researchers have found that the 'bonding' or 'love' hormone of oxytocin gets released during prolonged eye contact.
This is the same hormone that gets released when mothers breastfeed and gaze into the eyes of their infant," Kelly Campbell of California State University others as friendly.
The second you meet someone, your eyes convey a wide range of emotions: from fear, to happiness, to confidence, to trustworthiness, to even sexual attraction.
The wrong display can leave you frustrated as to why your interactions are cold and detached.
"Rather, our results show that this behavior is a way to decrease an unpleasant excessive arousal stemming from overactivation in a particular part of the brain." The key to this research lies in the brain's subcortical system, which is responsible for the natural orientation toward faces seen in newborns and is important later for emotion perception.