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Eyes Up Here for Love, Elsewhere for Lust

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Where the eyes wander is the best way of knowing whether a person feels love or lust.

That's the upshot of a study out of the University of Geneva, although its conclusion doesn’t seem all that startling.

Lead author Stephanie Cacioppo and her husband, John Cacioppo from the University of Chicago, examined how male and female students looked at one another, and their finding was that when the eyes focus on the face, it's more indicative of romantic love.

However, if the eyes target other parts of the human anatomy, it's a surer sign that they're more interested in sex.

So why is this important? As Stephanie Cacioppo explains, "By identifying eye patterns that are specific to love-related stimuli, the study may contribute to the development of a biomarker that differentiates feelings of romantic love versus sexual desire."

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