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Saturday, May 2nd, 2009 by

His Eyes Don’t Lie

“There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.” — G.K. Chesterton “Oculesics” is the study of the role of the eyes in nonverbal communication. Eye contact and facial expressions provide important social and emotional information; people, perhaps without consciously doing so, probe each other’s eyes and faces for positive or negative mood signs. In some contexts, the meeting of eyes arouses strong emotions. They certainly do where David Archuleta is concerned. Have you noticed how often fans comment about David’s eyes? Not just about how “green” or “bright” they are, but how he looks every person directly in the eye and how that […]

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Sunday, March 22nd, 2009 by

The Musical Brain

Have you ever wondered, as I have, what goes on in the mind of this musical artist we have all come to respect for his talent as well as his very nature? In a recent radio interview, the deejays invited David to play a word association game. I found it amazing how his answers were so off-the-cuff that David had the deejays baffled. One of them commented on how interesting it was to see how David’s mind works. It seems that his thought process is a little different from most of ours. As one of David‘s friends said in an interview during AI7, “Music is David’s life.” Music is part of every […]

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