NLP Eye Accessing is often referred to as the Jedi-sword of an NLP Practitioner or coach. A wonderful tool to not necessarily know what someone is thinking, more so how!
In a series of articles, I plan to explain:
1. The history & science behind accessing in plain English.
2. Examples of how to use eye accessing in coaching
3. Eye Accessing – How to tell someone is lying, or not?
4. And in this article, how eye accessing works (Yes, free NLP Practitioner training.)
The below is an explanation of where the eyes go when looking at another person.
NLP term: indicates how we call this eye accessing cue in NLP.
NLP notation: how NLP practitioners write down quickly what eye accesses a client uses (this is useful for many reasons, that are answered in a quality NLP Practitioner course.)
Eyes move up and to the right
NLP term: Visual Remembered
NLP notation: Vr
The brain is accessing an image or some sort of visual memory of something the person has seen before.
Eyes move up and to the left.
NLP term: Visual Construct
NLP notation: Vc
The brain is creating a visual image, something it hasn’t seen before. Fantasy.
Eyes move directly to the right side
NLP term: Auditory Remembered
NLP notation: Ar
The brain is accessing a sound or some sort of auditory memory of something the person has heard before.
Eyes move directly to the left side
NLP term: Auditory Construct
NLP notation: Ac
The brain is creating a sound. Fantasy.
Eyes move down and to the right
NLP term: Auditory Digital
NLP notation: Ad
A person is talking to him or herself. The brain is processing an internal dialogue.
Eyes move down and to the left
NLP term: Kinesthetic
NLP notation: K
A person is feeling something 1) in terms of feeling something on the skin by for instance touching or temperature (tactile), 2) emotion (visceral.)
Eyes straight ahead defocused or dilated (large pupils.)
NLP term: none
NLP notation: none
A person is using the brain to quickly access sensory information such as sound, feelings, or images. Usually something visual.
Below a graphic representation of the eye accessing cues.
Soon “The History and Science of Eye Accessing cues in Plain English.”