Eye pattern diagram
The eye pattern diagram above represents the eye patterns of a normally organised or normally wired right handed person. By normally organised or normally wired we mean that the person is not reverse wired or reverse organised which will be covered in more detail later. For simplicity we'll give the normally organised right handed person a name by which we will refer to him subsequently - Jim.
When we think about things visually (or make pictures if you prefer) our eyes tend to move upward.
When Jim looks upward and to his left (or to the right as you look at him) he is most likely to be remembering pictures of things he has seen before. In NLP this is described as accessing Visual remembered or Visual recall (Vr).
Conversely, when Jim looks up and to his right (or to the left as you look at him) he is most likely to be accessing Visual construct (Vc) and constructing pictures of things he has never seen before, imagining how something could look.
When people think about things auditorily i.e. sounds including spoken words, their eyes will tend to look left and right as they look towards one ear or the other or their eyes may move rapidly from ear to ear.
When Jim looks toward his left ear (to the right as you look at him) he is most likely to be accessing Auditory recall (Ar) and remembering sounds he has heard before.
Conversely, when Jim looks toward his right ear (to the left as you look at him) he is most likely to be accessing Auditory construct (Ac) and thus imagining, or constructing, sounds he has never heard before.
In the lower quadrant Jim has Kinesthetic (K) on his right, and Auditory digital (Ad) on his left.
When Jim looks down and to his left he is most likely accessing the Auditory digital channel - the channel in which he hears the words he says to himself inside his own mind or, if you prefer, hears his own thoughts. This may look/sound/feel unusual in written form but it's perfectly natural and something most people do all the time.
And last, but not least, when Jim looks down and to his right, or to the left as you look at him, he is most likely accessing Kinesthetic, his feelings.