Uncle of Sacha Barron-Cohen’s discovers that eyes really are ‘the window to the soul’

Screen shot 2013 04 13 at 9.17.32 AM 300x185 Uncle of Sacha Barron Cohens discovers that eyes really are the window to the soul

It’s true.  Did you know that up to 80% of a human being’s ability to “read” other people — that is the ability to understand what another person is feeling whether it be love, anger, sadness, etc. — comes from observing another person’s eyes?

Folks with ASD (autism spectrum disorder) often are unable to read the eyes. Take this simple test by autism expert Simon Barron-Cohen (yes, he IS Sacha’s uncle!) to see how you do on the people reading scale.



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