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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The freeze is the kinesic version of a "cool tongue", which reflects the "intelligent withholding of speech for the purposes of higher deliberation in the metaphor of the cool" (Thompson, 1973).
However, current theorisation in the embodiment of language has the problem of defining language as strings of spoken or written words, sentences, or textoids disconnected from their kinesic and paralinguistic co-systems.
The examination of the use of kinesics in eliciting expressive ensemble response and its application in an undergraduate choral conducting curriculum.
In the UK, a robot avatar named KASPAR (Kinesics and Synchronization in Personal Assistant Robotics), developed at the University of Hertfordshire, interacts with kids who have autism.
Otros intentos por abordar el estudio cinematico del movimiento del cuerpo (lo que Birdwhistell llama kinesics (Collier: 1986)) y el uso del espacio (lo que Hall llama proxemics (Collier 1986)), como comunicaciones culturalmente condicionadas, son los de Birdwhistell (1970), Hall (1959), Collier (1967), Sorenson (1976), y Alan Lomax con su Proyecto Choreometrics, que abordaba el estudio de la danza como comportamiento social.
Kinesics (gestures) communicate emphasis and physically lead the customer to make conclusions about the product.
Cf.: BIRDWHISTELL, Ray L., Kinesics and Context: Essays on Body Motion Communication, Pennsylvania, University Press, 1970; POYATOS, Fernando, La comunicacion no verbal II.
Regarding the linguistic and kinesics of the speeches, Leanne (2009) elaborates on how the President's body language, his employing repetition, his voice and intonation, use of first personal singular and plural pronouns, leveraging pace and tone are distinctive factors of the speeches.
In order to triangulate their findings from in-depth interviews and participant observations, researchers often use two types of interaction analyses: kinesics and proxemics.
Her training programs include leadership programs, motivation programs, communication programs, 'Train the Trainer' programs and modules that also touch on the concepts like temperament management, customer handling skills, dealing with inner conflicts, business etiquette, science of kinesics, decision making, problem solving techniques, stress management and relationship management including marriage psychology, child psychology and professional relationships.
Special agent Dance's expertise in the science of kinesics (body language) are once more called into play.