Kinesics and Proxemics
By: Matt Himes
Kinesics is the interpretation of body motion communication such as facial expressions and gestures — that is, nonverbal behavior related to movement of any part of the body or the body as a whole.
Kinesics Example 1
The picture below show that the person is very happy
Kinesics Example 2
This picture shows that the cat is very happy/ excited.
Kinesics Examples 3
This picture shows the little girl is angry
Proxemics is one of several subcategories of the study of nonverbal communication. Other prominent subcategories include haptics (touch), kinesics (body movement), vocalics (paralanguage).
Proxemics Examples 1
This pictures shows that they are not friends/close
Proxemics examples 2
This picture shows that these two people are close.
Proxemics Examples 3
This picture shows that these people are close but are not friendly.