Reading the Mind from the Eyes 1
Running Head: READING THE MIND FROM THE EYES
Reading the Mind from the Eyes
Reading the Mind From the Eyes 2
I expected the results of the activity to be well. I have always had an
ability to read ones emotions through eye contact. I predicted my score to be at
least fifty percent.
After taking the test, I found that my prediction was a little inaccurate, as I
scored even better. I missed three. Two out of three was of the male gender, one
was female gender.
I felt as though I had a tougher time at reading the male gender as they tend to
be less emotionally expressive, particularly when it comes to revealing feelings of
vulnerability; including fear, sadness, and embarrassment. All of which were the
toughest non-verbal expressions for me to interpret on the test.
I also found that the female gender was more simple for me to read. As I took the test,
Some of the female expressions took longer for me to interpret.
This may be due to my knowledge of how people can cover their true feelings with
False expressions. In these types, it involves more than just looking at the eyes to be
More accurate. Looking at just a persons eyes is difficult to be certain exactly what the
Emotion is, they show.
I have read that biological sex and gender roles often shape the ways in which men and
Women experience and express their emotions.
For example, research suggests that women are more physiologically attuned to emotions
Than men are. I have also read that emotions that are primary in one...