Thalia Wheatley

How to tell if someone is REALLY listening to you: Researchers discover pupil dilation patterns synch up 'when two minds connect' ('Daily Mail')

The Daily Mail features a new study by Dartmouth College associate professor of psychological and brain sciences, Thalia Wheatley and colleagues which has found that using eye-tracking technology to monitor pupil dilation, it is possible to determine when two minds 'connect'.

In this study, researchers used eye-tracking technology to track pupillary dilation between speakers and listeners when telling an autobiographical story. 

"Here we show that the eyes not only reveal the inner workings of one mind, but reveal when two minds connect," Wheatley told the Daily Mail.

Read the full story here, published 4/11/2017 by the Daily Mail.