Body Language

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Body Language

Non-verbal communication. Examples include smiles, gestures and sitting or standing positions. Body language is important in face-to-face marketing. For example, salespersons are encouraged (or required) to smile when talking to a customer.
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Its communicational abilities depend on the existence of codes: explicit (like in classic Indian dance and ritualistic dance, magical or religious) or implicit codes, like the kinesic, proxemic, and rhythmic ones.
Getting conductors to be more expressive--and less mechanically oriented, by implication--is the stated purpose in research of pedagogical methods such as Dalcroze Eurythmics (Baker, 1992; Dickson, 1992), Laban movement analysis (Gambetta, 2005; Holt, 1992; Plaag, 2006), kinesic nonverbal communication (Krudop, 2003; Mathers, 2009), theater-acting exercises (Baker, 1992; Running, 2008), and metaphorical gestures (Wis, 1993), with mime also posed as a potential source of expressive gestures (MacKay, 2008).
This study specifically explored the perceived importance of the following nonverbal factors in the negotiation process: proxemics (location and negotiation site), physical arrangement (seating and furniture arrangement), and kinesics (eye contact, facial expressions and gestures).
The purpose of this article is to introduce these and to raise the long-neglected domain of kinesics for inclusion in our discourse on the teaching and learning of languages.
Kinesics interviewing recognizes and interprets a range of verbal and nonverbal, conscious and unconscious behavior that subjects typically exhibit under interrogation.
These analyses orient to the distinctive combinations of language and other modalities of communication in different phases of knowledge construction across disciplines (formulae, tables, graphs, diagrams, drawings, photographs, video, artifacts, gesture, kinesics, facial expression, classroom organisation, and so on).
Special agent Dance's expertise in the science of kinesics (body language) are once more called into play.
Visual cues--including kinesics (body movement, gesture, and posture); facial expression and gaze behavior; and nonverbal auditory cues such as pitch, volume, and rate--function in concert intentionally or inadvertently to communicate emotion.
Foster, Springer, and Nakamura all engage in race studies, but they are divided into two sections and then Springer and Nakamura are separated by essays on kinesics and fashion; in addition, O'Riordan would also be more effective in closer proximity to both Foster's essay and Gillis's femme fatale discussions.
Feeling and the Filmed Body: Judy Garland and the Kinesics of Suffering.
A comprehensive understanding requires a study that encompasses other denominations such as kinesics, proxemics, paralanguage, olfactics, haptics and the like.