AW: Magic as advanced technology

Otter Perry ottertee at
Thu Sep 16 13:33:39 EDT 2004

On Thursday, September 16, 2004, at 05:51 AM, Belben Philip wrote:

> Another way the eyeballs show emotion (thinking at the keyboard, here,
> always dangerous!) is that people flick their vision briefly in other
> directions.  The direction, frequency and angle of flick probably 
> contain a
> lot of clues.  ISTR reading somewhere, I think a work of fiction, in 
> which a
> character flicked his eyes upwards when telling the truth and 
> downwards when
> lying.  Or something.

IIRC, people look up to the left when doing one and up to the right when
doing the other.  It has to do with which part of the brain is being 

[My immediate source is the file "The Negotiator."]

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