Kinesics and proxemics

Ana Diaz-Rubin

Kinesics

The study of the way in which certain body movements and gestures serve as a form of nonverbal communication.

Proxemics

Proxemics is one of several subcategories of the study of nonverbal communication. Other prominent subcategories include haptics (touch), kinesics (body movement), vocalics (paralanguage), and chronemics (structure of time).