Are you an eye expressions master?
A little bit of a fun post today!
I’m going to post some pictures of people’s eyes (I hope I don’t get murdered for copyright or something…?) and you need to guess (from the list) what expression they’re showing?
Sound simple? Think again. We like to think we’re amazing at interpreting faces, but we’re not as good as we first expect.
See how well you do – and don’t cheat!
1a) playful b) comforting c) irritated d) bored
2a) joking b) flustered c) desire d) convinced
3a) joking b) insisting c) amused d) relaxed
4a) apologetic b) friendly c) uneasy d) dispirited
5a) caution b) insisting c) bored d) aghast
6a) terrified b) amused c) regretful d) flirtatious
7a) disappointed b) irritated c) depressed d) accusing
8a) decisive b) amused c) aghast d) bored
9a) alarmed b) shy c) hostile d) anxious
10a) serious b) ashamed c) bewildered d) alarmed
11a) aghast b) fantasizing c) impatient d) alarmed
12a) scared b) anticipating c) threatening d) shy
13a) dominant b) sceptical c) friendly d) scared
14a) embarrassed b) serious c) guilty d) concern
15a) puzzled b) nervous c) insisting d) contemplative
Ready for the answers?
Make sure you’ve given an answer for every one – if you haven’t, just pick what feels “right”.
1 – playful; 2 – desire; 3 – insisting; 4 – uneasy; 5 – caution; 6 – regretful; 7 – accusing; 8 – decisive; 9 – hostile; 10 – serious; 11 – fantasizing; 12 – anticipating; 13 – friendly; 14 – concern; 15 – nervous.
How well did you do?
The average is around 12-15, so if you did worse than this, your mastery of the eyes is yet to be realised!