Definition of Kinesics
1. Noun. Non-verbal communication by means of gestures, and/or other body movement. ¹
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Definition of Kinesics
1. the study of body motion in relation to communication [n]
Medical Definition of Kinesics
1. Systematic study of the body and the use of its static and dynamic position as a means of communication. (12 Dec 1998)
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kinesics
Literary usage of Kinesics
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Skill in Communication: A Vital Element in Effective Management by David D. Acker (1994)
"... including: kinesics (body language), facial expressions and eye contact, tactile communication, space and territory, environment, paralanguage (vocal ..."
2. Alternative Medicine: Expanding Medical Horizons by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"Observation is formalized in many ways, including studying proxemics (how people use space) and kinesics (how people move to communicate), ..."
3. Negotiation: Methodology and Training by L. J. Nieuwmeijer (1992)
"... and (c) the influence of different aspects of body language on a negotiating decision; for example proximity, kinesics and touch. ..."
4. The Second Australasian Conference on Interactive Entertainment: Proceedings by Yusuf Pisan, SIGART. (2005)
"Four general lines of communication exist: Scripting, Body language (covering all forms for physical action and interaction - kinesics, spatial behavior, ..."
5. State And Local Law Enforcement Training Catalog (1991)
"... Real Estate Investigative Techniques Case Management and Preparation Use of Expert Witness Use of kinesics in Interviewing Visual Investigative Analysis ..."
6. Globalisation and the Environment: Perspectives from Oecd and Dynamic Non by Chris Chung (1998)
"... the development of the seven dimensions of intelligence, ie verbal, logic-mathematics, intra-personal, inter-personal, spatial, kinesics and musical. ..."
7. The Coppers of the Northwest Coast Indians: Their Origin, Development, and by Carol F. Jopling (1989)
"... kinesics, and Cultural Anthropology. In Approaches to Semiotics, edited by Thomas A. Sebeok, AS Hayes, and MC Bateson, pp. 191-220. The Hague, Mouton. ..."