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 data evidenced-that the temporal synchronization was organized very distinctly in each of these behavioral modalities: in the vocalizations, the more one of the participants vocalized, the more the interlocutor did so; in the kinesic behaviors, on the other hand, a mechanism of regulation by compensation was observed: each participant compensated the increase or decrease in the activity level of the dyad in function of the interlocutor's activity level: the more one of the participants moved, the less the other moved.
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).
The CoSESM model relies on three basic assumptions: parity of the representations, effects of alignments at different levels, and influence of kinesics and paralanguage in the comprehension and production of language (1).
We particularly recommend <<What's in a gesture>>, an activity to work on kinesics, and <<Keep an Arms-length away>>, to discuss proxemics.
when doing presentations, given the importance of nonverbal communication and kinesics in ESP.
of Vienna, Austria) presents an approach to the analysis of live poetry, both performance poetry and traditional readings, using disciplines such as literary studies, paralinguistics, musicology, kinesics, theatre and performance studies, and folklore studies.
The examination of the use of kinesics in eliciting expressive ensemble response and its application in an undergraduate choral conducting curriculum.
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.
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.