Among the MANY lessons taught to the young in our 1960’s – 70’s Nordeast Minneapolis household was as a matter of manners, including looking someone in the eye when talking with them: To show earnestness, interest and just plain politeness.
Well, hang on there. A new study says people’s brains are under duress when they’re looked in the eye.
Hmmm. Might go to explaining a few recent conflicts.
Thank God for The ZOOM Room, huh ?