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Facial-expression study raises some eyebrows

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Why do our eyes open wide when we feel fear or narrow to slits when we express disgust? According to new research, it has to do with survival.

In a paper published Thursday in the journal Psychological Science, researchers concluded that expressions of fear and disgust altered the way human eyes gather and focus light.

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