Eye contact

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Importance of eye contact in neurotypical society[edit]

Why many autistic people hate eye contact[edit]

Culture-specific differences[edit]

Cultures have different views on what eye contact means, and how much is "enough" or "too much". Some cultures believe, for some reason, that not looking someone in the eyes is a sign of lying while others consider eye contact rude. Yet in others it is used exclusively for flirting.[1]

Should further sections be divided by country?

Probably. Maybe we could put some info at the top about eye contact in general, like "Why is eye contact even important in some way or another across cultures", followed by "Why many autistic people hate eye contact", and then further down "culture-specific differences"? --Fochti (talk) 02:37, 24 August 2022 (UTC)