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Oculesics

Eye Behavior
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Deandrea Newsome

on 19 November 2014

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Oculesics
By: Deandrea Newsome
What is Oculesics?
Oculesics, a subcategory of kinesics, is the study of eye movement, eye behavior, gaze, and eye-related nonverbal communication.
Nonverbal Communication:
Nonverbal communication is the process of sending and receiving wordless cues between people. Most nonverbal cues are visual cues. Almost 90% of communication is nonverbal. This can contain gestures, facial expressions, eye movements, and tone of voice.
Uses of Oculesics:
staring, eye rolling, enlarging pupils, squinting, and eye contact. Collectively, all these uses communicate emotions, consciously and unconsciously.
Misinterpretation:
Oculesics can easily be misinterpreted across different cultures. Some cultures it is rude to make direct eye contact with others, while in other cultures it is rude not to. In the United States eye contact is related to power, attentiveness, and honesty. However in the Islamic faith, most Muslims lower heads and try not to focus on the opposite sex's features except for the hands and face. This is a show of respect but also a cultural rule which enforces Islamic law.
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