Quick Definition: The look in someone’s eyes when what you are saying has no relevance or simply cannot be comprehended by the reality of the current person you are speaking with.
Eyes glaze over is a common expression when a master talks to a un-initiated guy about girls as he has no idea how to relate to that guy’s world. A lot of guys who do not take action will often have the eyes glaze over look. Or, you talk to someone about something they are absolutely not interested in. For example, a tree loving hippie may not love to talk about money or making money, and their eyes may glaze over when you talk about a business plan.
When recognized, the speaker should talk about something else, or change up his delivery or emotional hits to relate better to the user. At the end of the day, bringing that other person to be present with you. Recognizing the eyes gazing over gesture will also help you relate better to your user. Do not take it personally, and understand that each person has their own RAS sphere and respond the things as they deem personally important.
Owen talks about how group think happens, and how most of the masses are unthinking and their eyes tend to glaze over when you dive deeper into a subject:
Your eyes just glazed over, ok fine let’s change the topic.
Posted by Vince Lin on February 21, 2013