Magic as advanced technology

Jon Noble jon_p_noble at
Wed Sep 15 20:01:17 EDT 2004

--- minnow at wrote:
> An awful lot of people in fiction have a wonderful
> way of being able to
> read not just facial expressions but the *eyes* of
> those with whom they are
> conversing.  Does that really happen all that much
> in real life, short of
> the person being "read" bursting into tears? 
I seem to recall reading that a psychologist had done
research on this and concluded that in reality people
can read virtually no emotions from the eyes alone.


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