The Sense of Being Stared At
by Rupert Sheldrake
Since the late 1980s I have been doing research on the sense of being stared at, which has wide implications for the nature of vision and of minds. I see this research as an extension of biology, and suggest that the phenomenon is widespread in the animal kingdom and has evolved in the context of predator-prey relationships. This research is described in a series of papers.
See The Sense of Being Stared At
This research is summarized in my book
The Sense of Being Stared At, And Other Aspects of the Extended Mind (2003)
It also led to the publication of a special edition of the Journal of Consciousness Studies (JCS Vol 12 No. 6, 2005).
Sheldrake and his Critics: The sense of being glared at.
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