“This isn’t anything that’s new. It all goes back to gender communication,” says gender expert Judy Hoberman.
The researchers worked with a small group of men and determined that they had no clue what those eyes were saying. “You can’t guess what people feel. It is a very dangerous thing to do,” says Hoberman, who is also president of the sales training company Selling in a Skirt.
“No matter how you look at it, if you want to talk about mind reading or guessing what they are feeling or guessing what they are thinking, there’s one real secret… ask,” she says.