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Förhållandet mellan ögonkontakt och uppmärksamhet

Lundberg Stenmark, Fredrik LU and Nilsen, Sofia LU (2012) PSYK01 20121
Department of Psychology
Abstract
Humans are social animals. We wish to establish social contact with each other, and one fundamental way of doing this is through gaze. But how long do we need to look at someone to establish purpose? This is what we aim to investigate in this paper. The experiment conducted investigated how duration and direction of gaze affected a person’s reaction time when a target was presented peripherally. Faces with eyes looking right, left, straight and having closed eyes were presented and the respondents were instructed to press a key whenever they detected the target. Results showed that there was a significant result for both eye direction and duration. There were also tendencies towards people being faster when they felt that they were being... (More)
Humans are social animals. We wish to establish social contact with each other, and one fundamental way of doing this is through gaze. But how long do we need to look at someone to establish purpose? This is what we aim to investigate in this paper. The experiment conducted investigated how duration and direction of gaze affected a person’s reaction time when a target was presented peripherally. Faces with eyes looking right, left, straight and having closed eyes were presented and the respondents were instructed to press a key whenever they detected the target. Results showed that there was a significant result for both eye direction and duration. There were also tendencies towards people being faster when they felt that they were being looked at. (Less)
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author
Lundberg Stenmark, Fredrik LU and Nilsen, Sofia LU
supervisor
organization
course
PSYK01 20121
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Gaze, nonverbal communication, gaze cuing, social interactions, Ögonkontakt, icke verbal kommunikation, social interaktion
language
Swedish
English
id
2621286
date added to LUP
2012-06-15 17:06:29
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2012-06-15 17:06:29
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  abstract     = {Humans are social animals. We wish to establish social contact with each other, and one fundamental way of doing this is through gaze. But how long do we need to look at someone to establish purpose? This is what we aim to investigate in this paper. The experiment conducted investigated how duration and direction of gaze affected a person’s reaction time when a target was presented peripherally. Faces with eyes looking right, left, straight and having closed eyes were presented and the respondents were instructed to press a key whenever they detected the target. Results showed that there was a significant result for both eye direction and duration. There were also tendencies towards people being faster when they felt that they were being looked at.},
  author       = {Lundberg Stenmark, Fredrik and Nilsen, Sofia},
  keyword      = {Gaze,nonverbal communication,gaze cuing,social interactions,Ögonkontakt,icke verbal kommunikation,social interaktion},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Förhållandet mellan ögonkontakt och uppmärksamhet},
  year         = {2012},
}