The eyes have it when it comes to conveying complex mental states

Our facial expressions give away more of what we’re thinking than we thought. New research shows that people’s eyes, in particular, are a dead giveaway. The function behind a facial expression usually mirrors the person’s emotional state. So if someone is narrowing their eyes as if they are scrutinising something they are likely to be…… Continue reading The eyes have it when it comes to conveying complex mental states

The revealing thing about stories

A story is not meant to be understood all at once, that’s what makes a good story so delicious … the slow, tantalising reveal. It’s what we crave as readers. We start by being plonked into the middle of someone’s life – usually in a crisis situation – and spend the rest of the story…… Continue reading The revealing thing about stories