Eye contact is great. Too much eye contact, not so much. Studies show the ideal amount of eye contact is 3.2 seconds. Much longer, and people start to feel uncomfortable. Much shorter, and they feel ostracized.
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Written by Curiosity Staff February 1, 2015
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