Employee remembers nothing from meeting with boss after concentrating on maintaining eye contact

"Fuck, what did he ask me to do?". These were the words that finance intern, James, mumbled under his breath as he left the office of his boss this morning. He was asked to urgently meet with his boss, but in an effort to look natural during the meeting, focused on maintaining the appropriate eye-contact-to-looking-away ratio instead of actually listening to what he was being asked to do. This is a catastrophic failure for James who would now ruin his 'natural persona' but interrupting his boss to clarify the instructions provided to him. Undoubtedly, a long bathroom break is incoming...