AW: Magic as advanced technology

Otter Perry ottertee at silverwinggraphics.com
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 
accessed.

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