Blog Research 2 – Eye Contact Helps Creating Empathy

The Meeting Eyes of Love: How Empathy Is Born in Us

  • Mother’s or father’s eye contact are important for infants to build their emotion connect. “Through mirroring, attachment to caregivers helps the immature brain use the mature functions of the parent’s brain to organize its own processes,” “We learn to care, quite literally, by observing the caring behavior of our parents toward us.”
  • The absence of eye contact causes the children are lake of empathy which presents in their later lives.
  • The experience shows the infants whose mother ignored them on purpose, they began to stop exploring this world and feel distressful.

Conclusion: Eye contact is important for infants. The absence of eye contact may cause the lake of empathy. All the process needs patience, stamina, and selflessness.

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