A Tilt of the Head Facilitates Social Engagement (image) University of California - Santa Cruz Share Print E-Mail Caption A tilt of the head leads people to look more at the eyes, perhaps because it makes them more approachable and less threatening. "When the head is tilted, we look at the upper eye more than either or both eyes when the head is upright," said Nicolas Davidenko. "I think this finding could be used therapeutically." Credit Courtesy of Nicolas Davidenko Usage Restrictions For use only with news coverage of this research. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.